Dr. Leahey was born and raised on his family farm in Lee. He graduated from Cornell University in 1967 and established Valley Veterinary Services in 1980. Dr. Leahey has always done a combination of large animal and small animal medicine and running his own family farm in Lee.
Dr. Leahey now is semi-retired. He fills in for the doctors at Valley Veterinary Services on occasion and still helps to perform some specialty surgeries. He also is the Lee and Lenox Animal Health Inspector.