Dr. Aaron Smiley with Dog Raised on a farm in east central Illinois, Dr. Aaron Smiley achieved his DVM from the University of Illinois in 2007. Dr. Smiley started his career in the western suburbs of Chicago in an equine practice. From there he took a position at a mixed animal clinic in Goshen, IN before settling in central Indiana. He currently serves as Chief of Staff at Devonshire Veterinary Clinic in Anderson and Geist Station Animal Hospital in Indianapolis.