Dr Landau was raised just North of New York City with dogs, cats, and horses. Initially intending to attend medical school, he got an undergraduate degree in biology from Oberlin College in Ohio. He took a year after graduation to get some varied veterinary experience in both small animal and equine practice, he earned his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. Afterwards, he did a one year internship at Mid Atlantic Equine in New Jersey. He then spent three years in equine practice in Burlington, Vermont.
After a brief stop back in New Jersey, he relocated to Massachusetts and started a holistic equine practice that has evolved to a brick and mortar holistic practice that is 80% small animal and 20% equine.
He is certified in chiropractic by the AVCA, in acupuncture by Chi University, and in Chinese herbal medicine by A Time to Heal. He has also undertaken advanced study in chiropractic and Chinese herbal medicine. His practice also includes laser therapy, applied kinesiology and autonomic response testing.