VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Surgery - Soft Tissue

Associate Editor

Daniel Spector

Daniel Spector

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery, 2011


  • Residency in Surgery- Orthopedic, Animal Medical Center, 2010
  • Internship in Emergency Medicine/Critical Care, Angell Animal Medical Center, 2007
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, Bates College, 2002

Current Professional Activities

  • The Animal Medical Center: Soft tissue, Orthopedics, Minimally Invasive

Past Professional Activities

  • Staff Surgeon: Arboretum View Animal Hospital: 2010–2013
  • Staff Surgeon and Medical Director: Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists: 2013–2015
  • Staff Surgeon and Residency Program Director: Animal Medical Center 2015–present


  • An incredibly energetic chocolate lab, Calvin, who is an enthusiastic running and hiking partner.
  • A cerebellar cat named ABe who’s been with me since he was born.


  • Cooking, running, hiking; basically any outdoor sport or activity and encouraging my two amazing kids to appreciate the outdoors and be active.

Favorite Quote

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” —Albert Einstein

What I Like Most About VIN

Collaboration and learning other ways that people approach cases. I love that it encourages continual learning.

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