Dr. Lucas was born in Edgewood, Maryland but has made his home here in Las Vegas for the last several years where he plans to stay. He earned his undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Florida A & M and his veterinary degree from Tuskegee University. Not only is he skilled in surgery, but has a deep interest in holistic medicine and is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist from the Chi Institute where he studied in China. Dr. Lucas is also certified as a Fear Free practitioner. In addition to dogs and cats, he treats exotic pets such as rabbits, snakes and pocket pets. His own pets include his beloved dogs, Prince and Khaleesi, his cats, Bree and Arya, and his bearded dragon, Mango. Dr. Lucas' love of animals began as a child and he enjoys international travel, cooking and listening to music in his free time.