VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Reptiles/Amphibians/Invertebrates

Associate Editor

Ned Gentz

Ned Gentz

Board Certification

  • American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) Zoo Medicine, 1998


  • Internship
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1990
  • Master of Science, University of New Mexico, 1986
  • Bachelor of Arts, San Jose State , 1977

Current Professional Activity

  • VINner Babysitter (VIN Employee)

Past Professional Activities

  • Staff Veterinarian-Albuquerque Biological Park (Rio Grande Zoo & Albuquerque Aquarium)
  • Clinical Instructor of Wildlife Health-Cornell University
  • Director of Veterinary Services-Wildlife Center of Virginia
  • Adjunct Professor-Virginia/Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Marital Status

  • Married to fiber artist Renee Brainard Gentz since 1979


  • Seamus (born 1984)
  • Graham (born 1988)


  • Primarily family-centered outdoorsy stuff: camping, hiking, exploring.

Favorite Quote

"If the thunder don't get you then the lightning will."

What I Like Most About VIN

On-line, everyone is beautiful.

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