Dr. Robert Gukich graduated with his BS in Animal Science and DVM from Auburn University. Following graduation, he moved back to his hometown of Lake Wales, Florida, where he opened Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital, a mixed practice that grew to a six-veterinarian hospital. He later sold his interest and started Lake Wales Large Animal Services, which provides veterinary services for more than 50,000 cattle in Florida. He also started G7 Ranch, Inc., with a herd of 1,300 cattle on 6,500 acres. Dr. Gukich has field experience in High Immune Responders and Trichomoniasis Research and has been featured in Dow AgroScience and Range & Pasture Steward as well as “TV RFD Channel,” “Cattlemen to Cattlemen” and “Only in America,” with Larry the Cable Guy. A member of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Society of Theriogenology, AVMA, Florida VMA, Academy of Veterinary Consultants and Florida Cattlemen’s Association, he is a Founding member of Florida Cattle Ranchers, LLC, Fresh from Florida Beef and has received the American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ Boehringer Ingelheim Excellence in Preventive Medicine Beef Award.