Dr. Bell attended the University of Missouri-Columbia, obtaining his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1993. Following his graduation from the University of Missouri, he practiced small animal medicine in Sacramento, California before returning to his hometown of Reno in 1996. Dr. Bell began working at the Animal Emergency and Specialty Center in 2000, he enjoys the challenges and variety that emergency medicine has to offer. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association , the Nevada Veterinary Medical Association, and the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. In his free time, Dr. Bell enjoys spending time with his 2 children, along with his Australian Shepherd, Dylan. They all enjoy spending time outdoors, hiking, fishing, and skiing, along with spending time at their cabin in Graeagle California. Dr. Bell’s personal hobbies include photography, golfing, fly-fishing and crafting items out of old, re-purposed barnwood.