Tom was born and raised in Carpentersville, IL where he developed a love for animals at an early age, where as a youth, he would manage to bring home every stray animal that he came across. In high school, Tom worked for a local pet store where he learned hands on animal behavior, handling and care. his love and passion for dogs continued to grow as he grew, and Tom spent most of his free time in the reading of countless books, with his quest being the best thathe could be to help rehabilitate and rescue dogs. There was never any doubt in Tom’s mind that his lovde would be his life!
Tom received an Honorable Discharge on June 15th, 2009, and joined Team Dog! at that time! Tom has three dogs: “Tara”, a 4 year old Belgian Malinois, “Frenzy”, a 2.5 year old German Shepherd Dog, and “Aeros”, a 7 month old Belgian Malinois puppy!