Dr. Slyter was born and raised on a farm in Paola, Kansas. He attended Kansas State University and received his doctorate of Veterinarian Medicine in 1983. After enjoying small animal practice in Indiana for 10 years he moved back to Kansas and has practiced in Kansas for the last 22 years. He purchased the Bonner Springs Animal Care Center in 2003. He is a member of the American Veterinarian Medical Association (AVMA), the Kansas City Veterinarian Medical Association (KCVMA) and the Kansas Veterinarian Medical Association (KVMA). Dr. Slyter is married and has seven children. His family also consists of 4 dogs, 6 cats and 2 horses. When he is not busy at the clinic he enjoys raising cattle, working with 4-H, taking mission trips, and camping with his family.