VIN Consultants and Editors — Kathy Linn

Specialty: Surgery - Orthopedic

Associate Editor

Kathy Linn

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery, 1994


  • Bachelor of Science, Allegheny College, 1979
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 1984
  • Master of Science, Colorado State University, 1993

Current Professional Activities

  • Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Past Professional Activities

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of small animal orthopedic surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Associate Veterinarian, Jamestown Veterinary Hospital, Jamestown, NY

  • Clinical Instructor, Colorado State University

  • Clinical Instructor and later Lecturer, Cornell University

  • I've also waited tables, milked cows, done medical illustration, been a janitor, sold my plasma, packed parachutes for fun and profit and been arrested for Criminal Mischief for a botanical crime.

Marital Status

  • Still looking!


  • One cat I admit to, numerous barn cats I feed but try not to claim (hey, I can't help it--I rent an apartment on a dairy farm), and 2.9 foster horses.


  • Skydiving

  • Flying

  • Hockey

  • Long distance hiking

Favorite Quote

'We do not stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing."

---Oliver Wendell Holmes

What I Like Most About VIN


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