VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Avian

Associate Editor

Robert Schmidt

Robert Schmidt

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University
  • Master of Science, Michigan State University
  • Bachelor of Science, University of California-Davis
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, 1962

Current Professional Activities

  • Independent Veterinary Pathololgy Consultant specializing in Avian and Exotic Animal Pathology

Past Professional Activities

  • Pathologist, Zoo/Exotic Pathology Service ["semi-retired"]
  • Research and diagnostic pathology in both the public and private sectors.

Marital Status

  • Married


  • One daughter


  • Rare book collecting
  • Photography

Favorite Quote

"There is no try."

What I Like Most About VIN

The opportunity to interact with colleagues that are widely separated geographically.

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 .