Dr. Charles Brown was born and raised in Philadelphia. He received a B.A. degree in biology as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and then continued his education at Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine, recognized as one of the nation's best.
Dr. Brown was a member of the Phi Zeta veterinary honor society and completed an externship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston. Travelling back from Boston, he visited the Flannery Animal Hospital in Newburgh and joined the hospital after graduation. After a few years in that group practice, he found the green pastures of Warwick and established a companion animal practice in 1975.