Anthony (Tony) Johnson, DVM, DACVECC

Board Certification

  • 2003: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC)


  • 2000-2003: Residency: Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland, Oregon
  • 1997-1998: Internship: Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic, Loomis, California
  • 1996: BS: University of Washington
  • 1989: DVM: Washington State University College Veterinary Medicine

Current Professional Activities

  • VIN Director of Happiness
  • Consultant Editor for Veterinary Information Network (VIN)

Past Professional Activities

  • Criticalist and Head of ER at VCA Indiana Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Care in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Criticalist at Veterinary Specialty Center in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
  • Clinical Assistant Professor at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lectured for several national, state, and local veterinary conferences

Marital Status & Children

  • 2 sons, Connor and Grayson; daughter Gloria; and a beautiful wife named Gretchen


  • 2 cats, 1 dog, 4 chickens, and have lost count of how many fish I have; although it really isn't that many, because I am not all that good at counting.


  • Sleeping, eating, and breathing with occasional forays into woodworking, cooking, reading, and writing (but not arithmetic)

Favorite Quotes

  • "Chance favors the prepared mind"
  • "Post hoc ergo propter hoc"
  • "Non illegitimi carborundum"
  • "I was told I could play my music at a reasonable volume"

What I like most about VIN & VSPN

  • All the donuts I can eat AND a chance to learn and a chance to teach all wrapped up in one; like veterinary sushi.

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