Dr. Pollack grew up in Westchester, New York and began working at his local veterinary hospital at fourteen, continuing to work there until leaving for veterinary school. Before veterinary school he received a degree in Criminal Justice and Animal Behavior from Indiana University. Dr. Pollack attended veterinary school at the Royal Veterinary College in London and received a well-rounded clinical and cultural education. During his time there, he traveled extensively for pleasure and worked with a wide array of species. Upon returning to the states Dr. Pollack began working in high-quality/high-volume charity medicine, doing dozens of surgeries and consults daily. When not practicing, he enjoys cooking, golfing, and traveling with his partner and their Australian Shepherd.