VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Surgery - Orthopedic

Associate Editor

Mark Straw

Mark Straw

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) (RCVS) Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, 2014
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) (RCVS) Certificate in Small Animal Surgery, 2001


  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, The Royal Veterinary College, 1996

Current Professional Activities

  • Clinical Director of Beechwood Veterinary Hospital, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. UK


  • 3 Hooded rats, Alice, Rizzo and Dotty


  • Clay Pigeon shooting. Snowboarding. My Mustang. Music.

Favorite Quote

"It’s all right to fail. You just have to get up again and try. That’s the bottom line." —Tyler Joseph, Twenty One Pilots

What I Like Most About VIN

We are a small profession but VIN brings us together as a large family with a common goal - the health and wellbeing of our patients.

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 .