VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Aquatic Animal Medicine

Associate Editor

Brian Palmeiro

Brian Palmeiro

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) Dermatology, 2008

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Certified Aquatic Veterinarian (CertAqV) 2013, World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association


  • Residency in Allergy/Dermatology, 2008
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, 2006
  • Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 2001

Current Professional Activities

  • Pet Allergy & Dermatology Specialists (Allentown, PA)
    • Owner of Referral Allergy & Dermatology Practice
    • Private consultant for aquariums, ponds, and retail/wholesale facilities
    • Full-Service Pet Fish Hospital


  • Family (one wife, one son, one daughter)
  • Fish
  • Nature, gardening, bird watching
  • Gym, basketball


  • Thousands of gallons of ponds and fish tanks with numerous fish
  • Three dogs (Alfie, Birch, Fig), one tortoise (Molasses)

Favorite Quote

"No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish"

What I Like Most About VIN

Cool cases, cool people

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