VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Reptiles/Amphibians/Invertebrates

Associate Editor

Jean Pare

Jean Pare

Board Certification

  • American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) Zoo Medicine
  • European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM) Zoo Health Management


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine Univ of Montreal, 1983

Current Professional Activities

  • Senior Veterinarian, Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx zoo

Past Professional Activities

  • Staff Veterinarian, Toronto Zoo
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
  • Assistant Professor, Zoological Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University
  • Assistant Professor, Special Species Service, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin
  • Staff Veterinarian, Calgary Zoo
  • Reptile Program Chair, NAVC
  • Private practice in Montreal and Toronto


  • Cutest boy, Leo Jackson (Born July 2004)


  • Birding, outdoors
  • Chess, ping-pong, tennis
  • Montreal Canadiens (Habs) fan (NHL), when they make the playoffs !!!
  • Ex-fan of the now-defunct Montreal Expos (MLB), sniff..

Favorite Quote

"Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes." - Voltaire

What I Like Most About VIN

Cool cases, cool pictures, cool rads....

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