Dr. Clifford Howard is originally from Poolesville, Maryland and grew up on a small family farm with sheep, cows, goats, and three amazing Labradors. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science with a focus on pre-veterinary medicine. He began his career by gaining years of clinical experience in diverse fields of veterinary medicine, from private practice to nutritional research. Dr. Howard obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. He joined Savannah Animal Hospital in July and now lives in Milton, Delaware with his wife. He has special interests in emergency medicine, soft tissue surgery and ultrasonography.