Dr. David W. Brake, our Chief of Staff, grew up in Granite City and currently resides in Belleville, Illinois. He received an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and earned a DVM degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Brake practiced in St. Louis, before joining the Carey’s Pet Hospital team.

Outside of the practice, Dr. Brake enjoys hockey and golf. He has a few pets at home including, two dogs and two snakes.

Dr. G. Barry Burton grew up in Kentucky and currently resides in the Soulard neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri. He received an undergraduate degree and earned a DVM degree from Auburn University. Prior to joining the Carey’s Pet Hospital team, Dr. Burton practiced in Kentucky and Webster Groves in St. Louis, Missouri.

In his spare time, Dr. Burton enjoys hiking, camping, and fishing. He also shares his home with one rescue dog and three, very lazy cats.