VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Internal Medicine - Feline

Associate Editor

Susan Little

Board Certification

  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Feline Practice, 1997


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1983

Current Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for: Canadian Veterinary Journal and the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
  • Feline practice exclusively since 1990
  • Co-owner of two feline clinics, Ottawa, Canada
  • President (2015), American Assoc. of Feline Practitioners (
  • Lecturer and writer on feline medicine
  • Editor and Co-Author of The Cat: Clinical Medicine And Management (Elsevier, 2011)
  • Editor and Co-Author of August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine vol 7 (Elsevier, 2015)

Past Professional Activities

  • President, Winn Feline Foundation (
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Assoc. Small Animal Practitioner Award (2010)

Special Interests

  • Feline infectious diseases
  • Feline wellness
  • Feline reproduction and pediatrics
  • Senior cat care
  • Feline nutrition and disease
  • Cat friendly practice
  • Just about any feline internal medicine topic!

Marital Status

  • Married to Ed Javinsky, DVM (MN 1986), who puts up with me


  • 2 human
  • 1 goofy dog
  • Variable number of cats


  • Gardening
  • Genealogy
  • Travel
  • Reading mystery novels, especially British ones
  • Maintaining my website:

Favorite Quote

"Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend, and inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
--- Groucho Marx (odd quote for a cat vet, I know, but I just love it.)

What I Like Most About VIN

 The great international community sharing experience and wisdom.

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