VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Infectious Dz - Immunology

Associate Editor

Craig Datz

Craig Datz

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Nutrition, 2010
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Feline Practice, 2006
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Canine and Feline Practice, 1994


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1987
  • Master of Science, University of Missouri, 2008

Current Professional Activities

  • Director of Scientific Affairs, Royal Canin USA

Past Professional Activities

  • 2001–2012: Associate Professor, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1987–2001: Companion animal general and emergency practice, Arkansas and Virginia

Marital Status

  • Married to Paula for 37 years and counting


  • Evan and Carter


  • Remy the Havanese

Other Activities

  • Organist, Missouri United Methodist Church, Columbia, Missouri

Favorite Quote

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not “Eureka!” but “That's funny...” – Isaac Asimov

What I Like Most About VIN

The enthusiasm we all share for learning, knowledge, and progress in improving our care for animals.

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

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Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .