VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Surgery - Orthopedic

Associate Editor

Greg Harasen

Greg Harasen


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Saskatchewan Western College of Vet. Med., 1983

Current Professional Activities

  • 2014 Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association Veterinarian of the Year, Assistant Editor Canadian Veterinary Journal
  • Semi-retired orthopedic surgeon

Past Professional Activities

  • President of the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association (1999-2000)
  • National Chairman of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association's Animal Health Week (1988 - 1989)
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association's Small Animal Practitioner Award (2002)

Marital Status

  • Partner in practice, business, and life with Karen (WCVM '84)


  • 2 daughters: Shannon and Lisa


  • Golf
  • Water-skiing at the family cottage
  • coaching minor football
  • The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League
  • Curling (diagrams and explanation can be provided for our non-Canadian friends!)
  • Wintering in the west Phoenix Valley

Favorite Quote

"I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me."
----Dave Barry

What I Like Most About VIN

Individually, none of us are that bright, but together we can solve just about any problem!

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