Dr. John A. Shonis grew up in Kingston and currently resides in Benton, Pennsylvania. He received an undergraduate degree from Slippery Rock University and earned his DVM degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to opening Fishing Creek Veterinary Clinic and Berwick Veterinary Care Center, Dr. Shonis opened and operated Alpine Animal Clinic in Danville and St. Francis Animal Clinic in Shamokin, Pennsylvania. His special interests include dermatology and ophthalmology.

Outside of work, Dr. Shonis enjoys motorcycles, classic cars, dirt bike riding and fishing. He also cares for five dogs, five cats, and two cockatiels at home.