VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Urology - Nephrology

Associate Editor

Sarah Stewart

Sarah Stewart

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2012


  • Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, The Animal Medical Center, 2012
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, NYC Veterinary Specialists - now BluePearl Manhattan, New York City, 2009
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Saskatchewan Western College of Vet. Med., 2008
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science , University of British Columbia (study toward degree), 2004

Current Professional Activities

  • Staff Clinician in Small Animal Internal Medicine - Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire UK 2016–present
  • VIN consultant!

Past Professional Activities

  • Staff Internist, Animal Internal Medicine & Specialty Services (AIMSS) - San Francisco, California 2013–2016
  • Staff Internist (locum), Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, New Zealand–summer 2013


  • 2 cats, Julie and Smudge


  • The Japanese Way of Tea (Urasenke school)
  • Aerial performance/circus arts (silks/tissu, rope, hammock, Spanish web)
  • Muai thai kickboxing
  • Horseback riding (dressage, endurance)
  • Travel of any and all kinds!
  • Cooking, baking, wine appreciation - studying towards my Certified Sommelier (CS) credentials
  • Curling up with the cats and a good book on a rainy day

Favorite Quote

"Abandon all feelings of embarrassment and do not be afraid to ask people questions; this is the keystone to becoming adept" - Sen no Rikyu, Japan's greatest tea master (1522–1591)

What I Like Most About VIN

The incredible level of camaraderie, and the ability it gives us all to never stop learning!

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 .