VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Internal Medicine - Canine

Associate Editor

Andrew Kent

Board Certification

  • European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA) Internal Medicine, 2016


  • Residency in Small Animal Medicine, 2015
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, 2008

Current Professional Activities

  • Internist and Interventionalist at Willows Referral Service, Solihull, UK
  • VIN consultant — Internal Medicine — Canine

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
  • Small Animal Medicine Society (SAMsoc)
  • Comparative Gastroenterology Society
  • Veterinary Endoscopy Society
  • Veterinary Interventional Radiology and Interventional Endoscopy Society (VIRIES)

Marital Status

  • Married to the beautiful Samantha since August 2015


  • Herbie — a tail-less rescue moggie who is a total dog-cat
  • Bracken — a cheeky American Bulldog cross Bullmastiff — the laziest dog in the world!


  • Sports — Now mostly tennis and squash. I am a retired runner having completed the NY marathon in 2014.
  • Theatre and music
  • Photography

Favorite Quote

"Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain."

What I Like Most About VIN

I am a big believer that we are all in it together and that we are all a hard-working bunch of people trying to do our best in what can be difficult circumstances. So sharing knowledge and experiences is the key. I also love that I learn something new every time I log on.

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