Dr. Paul Klaus was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. He started his college education at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, then transferred to the University of Florida, where he received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science. Dr. Klaus remained at the University of Florida for veterinary school, and graduated in 2001. Upon graduation, he was accepted to a clinical internship at a very large hospital in Denver, Colorado. He continued to practice small animal medicine and surgery in the Denver area for the next 10 years, until relocating to San Diego in 2010. Dr. Klaus has a special interest in dermatological medicine, dental care, the human animal bond, and hospice / end of life counseling. His clinical experience has included both mobile veterinary services and traditional general practice, including emergency medicine. Outside of work, his time is filled with his busy family (2 children) and enjoying all outdoor activities that San Diego has to offer.