VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Behavior

Associate Editor

Christine Calder

Christine Calder

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) Behavior, 2017


  • Residency in Behavior, 2016
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, 1998

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner of Calder Veterinary Behavior Services, a Behavioral Referral practiced based outside Portland, Maine
  • Adjunct Professor at Unity College, New Gloucester Maine
  • Shelter Consultant
  • Writing and Speaking engagements and opportunities

Marital Status

  • Married to Matt, a non-veterinarian, computer techie guy


  • Roux - Rhodesian Ridgeback with a name to fit her Louisiana heritage
  • Trail - Black Lab who loves nose work but doesn't like hunting
  • Vader - French Bulldog- with a big personality
  • Monkey - the pig and chicken herding Frenchie
  • Banshee - Rhodesian Ridgeback who's personality is still developing


  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Reading

Favorite Quote

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." —Theodore Roosevelt

What I Like Most About VIN

The opportunity to learn from others while helping others find the knowledge they seek.

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .