VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Behavior

Associate Editor

Ellen Lindell

Ellen Lindell

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) Behavior, 1998


  • Residency in Behavior, Cornell, 1997
  • Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, University of Pennsylvania, 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts, Franklin Marshall College, 1978

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner of Veterinary Behavior Consultations, a Behavioral Referral practice based in Pleasant Valley, NY
  • Writing and speaking about animal behavior including a monthly column in the newsletter, Catwatch

Marital Status

  • Married to Jeff, who is not a veterinarian.


  • Nora, the Australian Cattle dog who was named before I even heard of the book titled "Noisy Nora"
  • Luna, a very quiet rottweiler
  • Rose, the rottweiler that has lured my husband into the world of dog sports


  • Dog shows and dog sports

Favorite Quote

"I am only one but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."

What I Like Most About VIN

The chance to learn and share both opinions and facts with other veterinarians.

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 .