Dr. Shelly established Little Gap Animal Hospital in 1984. He attended both Kutztown University and Wilkes University before graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1976. Prior to becoming a veterinarian he operated a small dog grooming business and kennel. He loves spending time with his children Kristen and Ben and in his free time he can also be found enjoying the outdoors, partaking in competitive shooting, or exploring new local restaurants in the area.