VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: Diagnostic Imaging - Radiology

Associate Editor

Robert Hylands


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph, 1984
  • Bachelor of Science, McGill Wildlife mgt, 1978

Current Professional Activities

  • Presently part owner of a small animal practice with 3 partners.

Past Professional Activities

  • Installed first Spiral CT scanner in Ontario
  • Previous owner of a 24 hour veterinary practice providing referral services in both CT and Ultrasound examinations.
  • Published a regular column of Diagnostic Imaging for two years in the CVMA journal.

Marital Status

Married to my best friend Cathy. I am one of the lucky ones for whom marriage turned out to be the best decision that I ever made.


Two young adults who amaze me with each new day with their qualities and insight. Truly the world is better off with them on board.


One Standard Poodle with a short attention span that has taught me humility, patience and compassion.


  • Karate, Tai Chi and Ju Jitsu
  • Living on Georgian Bay
  • Skiing
  • Gardening

What I Like Most About VIN

It is the Internet truly at its very best plus I am also blessed with being associated with some of the most honorable and knowledgeable people that I have ever met.

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 .