Dr. Travis DeLucia was born and raised in the Bay Area. After graduating from UC Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, he worked at a non-profit veterinary hospital and shelter in San Francisco. There he furthered his passion for the human-animal bond and discovered a love of medicine. He went on to attend UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. During his time at UC Davis, Dr. DeLucia was co-president of the Behavior & Wellness club, and regularly volunteered with low-income owners and their pets. After graduation, Dr. DeLucia worked in general practice in the Chicago and Placerville areas prior to settling down in Sacramento. Dr. DeLucia has special interests in preventative, behavioral, and internal medicine. Dr. DeLucia spends his free time hiking, biking, cooking, volunteering, painting, movie-watching, and hanging out with his cat Noe and his dog Bruce.