After growing up in the Atlanta area, Dr. Wayne Rush attended the University of Georgia and obtained an undergraduate degree in Animal Science. He completed his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Rush practiced at Roswell Animal Hospital for 10 years before purchasing Dekalb Animal Hospital
in 1996. Dr. Rush lives nearby in Lilburn with his wife Kathie, and their 2 children. His son, Alex, attends middle school, and his daughter, Krystal, will be attending UGA starting in the fall of 2010. Dr. Rush enjoys running and playing soccer in his free time. He has shown and bred English Bulldogs for over 20 years, and has a special interest in canine reproduction.