Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Pelura decided to stay in Maryland after being discharged from the Air Force. After receiving his B.S. from the University of Maryland, he spent 6 years at Purdue University obtaining a Masters Degree in Animal Nutrition and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He then completed an internship at the Reisterstown Veterinary Center. From 1983 to the present, he has made his home in Southern Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Maryland Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition. He was listed in Who's Who In Veterinary Science and Medicine from 1989 - 1992.
While his primary interests are equine reproduction and small animal soft tissue surgery, all aspects of veterinary medicine have a place in his daily practice.