VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Hematology - Hemostasis

Associate Editor

Sally Lester

Sally Lester

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) Anatomic Pathology, 1988
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) Clinical Pathology, 1980


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, 1967
  • Masters Veterinary Science, University Saskatchewan Western College of Vet. Med.

Current Professional Activities

  • Laboratory Director—Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital

Past Professional Activities

  • Director, private diagnostic laboratory

Marital Status

  • Divorced


  • Jim, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons, large animal, practicing at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, Monroe, Washington
  • Richard, small animal (cats only) practitioner, Seattle Washington
  • 2 grandsons, Evan and Joshua


  • 4 cats, 2 abbys and the other 2 are rescues, one from Best Friends Animal Society
  • 4 horses


  • Volunteer: Best Friends Animal Society
  • Reading mystery novels
  • Cleaning barn and gardening

Favorite Quote

"And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should".
-- Desiderata

What I Like Most About VIN

The people.

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