VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: New and Not So New Grads

Associate Editor

Miranda Spindel


  • Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, 1995
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1999
  • Master of Science, Colorado State University, 2007

Current Professional Activities

  • Student Advocate and Shelter Medicine Consultant, Veterinary Information Network
  • Affiliate Faculty, Colorado State University Department of Clinical Sciences
  • Shelter Standards Task Force, Association of Shelter Veterinarians
  • Colorado Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps


  • Daughter adopted from Kyrgyzstan in 2015


  • Luna – rescued quarter horse
  • Zoey and Rosie – rescued donkeys
  • Moxie – former shelter canine
  • Hemingway – resident feline
  • Brahma chicken flock


  • Outdoor sports
  • Dressage
  • Learning to fiddle

Favorite Quote

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" - Eleanor Roosevelt

What I Like Most About VIN

Learning from and supporting each other and the ease and speed with which information can be shared.

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

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .