VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Anesthesia/Analgesia

Associate Editor

Lydia Love

Lydia Love

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), 2010


  • Residency in Anesthesia and Analgesia, University of Tennessee CVM, 2010
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, 2003
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1997

Current Professional Activities

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesia, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2019 - present

Past Professional Activities

  • Animal Emergency & Referral Associates, Fairfield, NJ 2010–2019
  • Surgical Veterinarian, Animal Protection Association, Memphis, TN, 2006–2007
  • Appalachian Veterinary Director, Rural Area Veterinary Services, 2004–2007
  • Relief Veterinarian, Memphis, TN, 2003–2007
  • Emergency Veterinarian, PetMed Emergency Clinic, Memphis, TN, 2003–2007


  • Husband: Eric Etheridge, DVM
  • Daughter: Zoë Opal


  • Knox — 12yo terrier mix
  • Monty — 10yo red Pomeranian
  • Socks — 11yo tuxedo DSH


  • Knitting
  • Soap-making
  • Baking bread
  • Walking in the woods

Favorite Quote

"It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end."
—Ursula K. LeGuin

What I Like Most About VIN

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