VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Ruminants Large and Small

Associate Editor

Ellen Wiedner

Board Certification

  • European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM), 2017
  • American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) Zoo Medicine, 2015
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Large Animal Internal Medicine


  • Artium Baccalaureatus, Princeton University
  • Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, University of Pennsylvania

Current Professional Activities

  • The Wilds, Cumberland, OH
  • VIN Consultant

Past Professional Activities

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, WA
  • The National Elephant Center, Florida
  • Staff Veterinarian, Los Angeles Zoo
  • Director Of Veterinary Care, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
  • Private Practice


  • Running and hiking
  • Travel, travel, and more travel. I am a joyful nomad. The only thing I am lacking is my own camel.

Favorite Quote

"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise." -Alice Walker

What I Like Most About VIN

Great people, great resources.

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 .