Daniel Gascho always wanted to be a veterinarian. He grew up on a small hobby farm near Rossville, Indiana, filled with a wide variety of animals, ranging from goats and peafowl to dogs and cats. As a youngster, his goal was always to be just like James Herriot, the famous British veterinarian who wrote novels about his rural veterinary practice.
In school, Daniel was active in sports, clubs, FFA and 4-H. He headed to Purdue University in 2010 and entered veterinary school in 2013. He worked on the Purdue research farms and completed two summer research internships with pharmaceutical companies. During his clinical practice year of veterinary school, he also spent time with Four Star Veterinary Service.
In 2017, Daniel received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue with a food-animal focus and started work at Swine Health Care, Inc. While most of his time is spent on swine, he sees many other species such as cattle and small ruminants. He also specializes in other niche population species, such as aquaculture and poultry.
Daniel and his wife Bethany live near Kokomo, Indiana. Daniel has many hobbies to keep him active, including sports and any activity in nature, such as traveling, hiking and camping.