Dr. Yoshida grew up in a small town called Castroville, California, the Artichoke capital of the world! He attended Fresno State University and worked in biomedical research working with rodents, rabbits, pigs, sheep and non-human primates. He was accepted into Purdue University in Indiana and graduated from The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016, and accepted our job offer shortly after. Dr. Yoshida loves music and plays the guitar. He also loves cooking and gaming, used to play ice hockey, and once held a 2nd degree black belt in Kendo (a Japanese style of fencing/swordsmanship).