Barak Benaryeh, DVM, DABVP, is the owner of Spicewood Springs Animal Hospital. He graduated from University of California–Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997 and completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency at University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Benaryeh has also taught practical coursework to first-year veterinary students and was a primary veterinary surgeon for the Helping Hands Program, which trains assistance monkeys for quadriplegic people. Dr. Benaryeh is certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine and Feline Practice.
Karl C. Maritato, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal), is a veterinary surgery specialist at MedVet Cincinnati and MedVet Dayton, Ohio. Although he performs all small animal surgeries, Dr. Maritato’s special interests are neurosurgery and orthopedics, particularly diseases of the stifle, angular limb deformities, and joint replacements. He lectures across the United States on a variety of surgical topics and has been featured on NBC 4 News in Columbus and ABC 9 News in Cincinnati. Dr. Maritato received his DVM from Ross University; he completed an internship at Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center in Mandeville and a residency at the Columbus MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets.