Dr. David Tanaglia a Rockford native, graduated from Auburn High School and Rockford College prior to entering the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He was awarded his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1978 and was recognized by the American Animal Hospital Association as being highest in clinical proficiency in the senior class. Dr. Dave took an associate position at the Gambrel Veterinary Hospital upon graduation.

The following year Dr. Dave accepted an internship/residency in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon leaving the University Dr. Dave joined a veterinary referral hospital in southern California for 6 years.

Dr. Dave returned to his hometown in 1987, building a large multi clinic practice in the Rockford metro area over the next 20 years. In 2008 the practices were split and the Winnebago Animal Clinic became a separate entity with Drs. Dave and Jared as partners.

Winnebago Animal Clinic has continued to grow every year since. Dr. Dave and Dr. Jared wish to thank the Winnebago community for their trust and support.