Dr. Pacheco graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and then worked in a dedicated small animal emergency hospital following graduation. He has a special interest in ophthalmologic emergencies, emergency medicine, and trauma surgery. He also volunteers in wildlife medicine working on large cats. In his free time, he delights in spending time with his wife as well as accompanying their young daughter to various dance and swim classes. He also enjoys reading comics and catching up on sleep.