VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Alternative Medicine

Associate Editor

Donn Griffith

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine, 1994
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) Certified Veterinary Acupuncture, 1987
  • American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA) Certified Veterinary Chiropractic


  • Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University, 1965
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 1968
  • Master of Science, The Ohio State University, 1974

Current Professional Activities

  • Hospital Director 4 year cert. AAHA hospital since 1978
  • Life Membership in OVMA, AHVMA, MVMA, and AVMA
  • Owner of West Yellowstone Veterinary Service

Past Professional Activities

  • Past President of AHVMA
  • Columbus Zoo Veterinarian, 3 years
  • Taught Ohio State University
  • Licensed naturopathic physician in Arizona, retired license

Marital Status

  • Married

Children and Grandchildren

  • 4 Children (2 boys, 2 girls)
  • 7 Grandchildren


  • Family, sports, alternative medicine, photography, former Big Ten Lineman at Purdue University

Favorite Quote

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." —Mahatma Gandhi

What I Like Most About VIN

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