VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Dermatology

Associate Editor

Lori Thompson

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) Dermatology, 2005


  • Bachelor of Science, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, 1992
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 2000

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner/Veterinary Dermatologist, Animal Dermatology Clinic Indianapolis

Previous Professional Activities

  • Veterinary Technical Consultant, Eli Lilly & Company- Companion Animal Health
  • Staff Dermatologist, Circle City Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center
  • Staff Dermatologist, Animal Allergy & Skin Disease Center
  • Assistant Executive Director, Raybourn Group International
  • Human Resources Generalist, Golden Rule Insurance Company

Marital Status

  • Jim Thompson


  • Bubba Jr (Golden Retriever)
  • Annie and Eddie (littermates - Border Collie Aussie X)
  • 4 cats (Simon, Lucy, Emmie, and Moose)
  • Tongo (American Paint Horse) shares her pasture with Blossom, a leopard Appaloosa


  • All four legged!


  • Agility
  • Herding
  • Quilting
  • Reading (anything and everything)
  • Gardening
  • Baking

Favorite Quote

"Life is like a grinding stone...whether it polishes you up or grinds you down is up to you!"

What I Like Most About VIN

Interaction with colleagues, quick resources at my fingertips, and most of all, being a part of the VIN family! I am very thankful for being able to share in the VIN dream.

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