Dr. AJ Smit was born and raised in Orange City, Iowa. He grew up with livestock and has always enjoyed being on the farm. Dr. Smit completed is undergraduate degree from Northwestern College in 2004. He worked for Boehringer Ingelmeim Vetmedica Inc. in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for three years prior to returning to veterinary school.
Dr. Smit graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and is currently a veterinarian/partner at Orange City Veterinary Clinic practicing large animal production medicine. He is married, and a proud father of four children.