Dr. Michael Henning is from Atlantic, Iowa and is a 1985 graduate of Iowa State University. After graduating from vet school, Dr. Henning practiced small animal medicine and surgery in Elgin, IL. In 1992, he and Dr. Martz purchased Starch Pet Hospital and University West Pet Clinic and moved to Des Moines. Dr. Henning and his wife have three sons: Curtis, Grant, and Eric. They also have a cat named Gus and a yellow lab named Jenkins. Dr. Henning loves the outdoors and spends his spare time on their farm, gardening, restoring prairie, and creating a wildlife habitat.