Dr. Joe Reid graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1984 with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology and then went on to pursue his passion for animals by graduating from the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. After working at other veterinary clinics, He acquired Linganore Veterinary Clinic in April 2000. Dr. Reid was born and raised in Salisbury, North Carolina, and currently resides in Urbana with his family, two dogs - Nacho and Blue, two cats - Beliza and Fluffers, Herbie, the African grey parrot, and two horses - Leager and Hope. Dr. Ried's veterinary interest areas are surgery, ophthalmology, and exotics. Outside the vet clinic, Dr. Reid's hobbies include camping, fishing, boating, and soccer with the family.