Following graduation from New Haven High School, Dr. Rodgers attended Purdue University and graduated from the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine in 1970. He returned to Fort Wayne working with small animals and horses for a period of eight years. Since that time, he has specialized in small animal medicine and surgery exclusively. He was the first veterinarian in the Fort Wayne area to specialize in Co2 laser surgery and now is the first veterinarian in Ft. Wayne to specialize in ACell Vet Regenerative Medicine. ACell Vet’s Extracelluar Matrix Technology promotes tissue regeneration while reducing scarring and pain associated with inflammation.
Dr. Rodgers is past President of both the Fort Wayne, and Northeast Indiana Veterinary Medical Associations. The Indiana Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors presented Dr. Rodgers an award “In Recognition of Leadership Ability with Generous Amounts of Volunteer Time and Talent to Achieve Goals and Objectives Promoting the Veterinary Profession to the Public.” Dr. Dan and his wife, Tammy have three children, two grandsons and one granddaughter. They also have a black standard poodle “Lexus”, a Shih Tzu “Bentley James”, a greyhound “Speed”, who is the mascot and hospital blood donor, and their cat named“Beamer.”
Their veterinary practice was founded upon, and will always follow Christian principles.