Dr. Palaigos graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. He is originally from the Baltimore area and currently lives just outside of Philadelphia with his girlfriend of five years and their rescue dog, Trixie. In his off time, he enjoys exploring southeast Pennsylvania and spending time with family and friends in the Baltimore area. He is a hiker, amateur mountaineer, and enjoys visiting new national parks when able. He has explored the Appalachian mountains between Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, and has summited several iconic mountains in the United States such as Mt. Washington, Half Dome, and Angel’s Landing. Dr. Palaigos is available via the emergency service on a rotating schedule.