Dr. Michael Pulver grew up in upstate New York and is a third generation veterinarian. After graduating from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, he and his family relocated to Carson City. Dr. Pulver and his wife Marisa have two daughters. They have a six year old German Shorthair Pointer named Ruby, who is their constant companion out on the local trails. They also have bantam chickens and are active in the local 4H club. In his free time, Dr. Pulver enjoys windsurfing, mountain biking, skiing, and exploring the eastern Sierra Nevada and Great Basin.