VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Associate Editor

Tom Day

Tom Day

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC), 1998
  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), 1993

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Certificate Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound and Echocardiography (Cert.IVUSS) 2023, International Veterinary Ultrasound Society
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture, 2008


  • Residency in Anesthesia and Analgesia, Ohio State University, 1992
  • Residency in Emergency Medicine, Louisville Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services, 1997
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, VCA South Shore Animal Hospital, 1989
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 1988
  • Master of Science, The Ohio State University, 1992
  • Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University, 1983

Current Professional Activities

  • Emergency and Critical Care Specialist, Anesthesiologist, Animal Care and Emergency Services (ACES), San Francisco, CA

Past Professional Activities

  • Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Specialist at Veterinary Emergency Service/Veterinary Specialty Center Middleton, WI
  • Director, Emergency Internship and Standard Residency Program, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
  • Founder and Co-owner, Louisville Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services (LVSES), Louisville, KY
  • Director, LVSES Intensive Care Unit and Integrative Medicine Department
  • Anesthesiology resident, Ohio State University (1989-1992)
  • Assistant Professor, Chief of Service, Anesthesia and Emergency/Intensive Care Unit, Mississippi State University (1992-1997)

Marital Status

  • Married to Lara K. Day, DVM, CVA, CCRP, CVCHM


  • Keanna Morgan Day (6-14-09)
  • Mila Rose Day (6-25-11)


  • Numerous and ever changing


  • Distance running
  • Distance triathlons
  • Family outdoor activities
  • Traveling

Favorite Quote

"Success is a journey, not a destination."

What I Like Most About VIN

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