VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: Anesthesia/Analgesia

Associate Editor

Richard Headley


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 1967

Current Professional Activities

  • Currently, semi-retired and part-time practice in Mishawaka, IN
  • Serves as Chair of VIN Foundation

Past Professional Activities

  • Served as Chair of Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
  • Mixed practice Mishawaka, IN (1971–1976), converted to small animals (1976)
  • Small animal practice Detroit, MI (1969–1971)
  • Large animal emergency practice, Barstow CA area (1968–1969)
  • US Army Veterinary Corps, active duty Ft. Irwin CA (1967–1969)

Marital Status

  • Married to my high school sweetheart,  Sandy since 1964


  • We have 3 sons Scott, Steve, and Adam
  • I now have 3 grandsons, Gavin 23, Henry 3, and Knox 1.
  • I have one great-grandson, Beckett age 5.


  • Currently only one pet, Raisin a sort of Chihuahua who acts more like a scardy cat Lab.


  • I spend as much time as possible on golf courses

Favorite Quote

"I plan to live forever. So far, so good."

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