Harrison Dudley was born and raised in Nash County, North Carolina. He attended North Carolina State University (NCSU) as a Park Scholar and earned his bachelor of science in animal science in 2008. In 2012, he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree.
After veterinary school, Harrison worked in a large-animal practice for 2 years. In 2014, he joined the faculty at NCSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine in the Ruminant Health Management group. He worked as an Extension specialist in beef cattle production and reproduction. He also was an ambulatory clinician and lecturer.
In 2018, Harrison joined Livestock Veterinary Services, PLLC, where he focuses on the cattle business. Many North Carolina swine farms run cattle herds on large pastures where lagoon effluent is applied.
He is a member of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Bovine Practitioners and the Society for Theriogenology.
He and his wife Leigh-Ann have two sons.