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Specialty: Ophthalmology

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Michael Zigler
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Michael Zigler

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Certificate in Veterinary Ophthalmology (CertVOphthal) 1993, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK)


  • Master of Science (MSc), University of Edinburgh, 2013
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph, 1979
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph, 1975

Current Professional Activities

  • Zigler Veterinary Professional Corporation (practice limited to Referrals in Veterinary Ophthalmology) at the Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital & Referral Group
  • Webmaster of the Veterinary Ophthalmology Information Centre -
  • International Liaison - British Association of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Past Professional Activities
  • Past President of the Canadian Association of Veterinary Ophthalmology
  • Past President of the American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology
  • Selected as "Veterinarian of the Year" by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association in 1988.
Marital Status
  • Married in 1990 to Barbara Lupu-Zigler - Barbara is a nurse practitioner
  • Melissa Ann, 22, Currently in first year at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
  • "Maggie" a 9 year old Schnoodle, "Gryphon" a 3 year old Yorkie and "Ginny" a 2 year old Springer Spaniel
  • Many tiny house spiders with whom we live in ecological harmony.
  • I played the cello when I was in high school, and after a 26 year hiatus, I decided to take it up again.
  • I collect vintage Canadian banknotes
  • I play tournament level Scrabble.
Favorite Quote
  • "In my experience" = one case;
  • "In my series of cases" = two cases;
  • "In case after case after case" = three cases.
What I like Most About VIN
  • The sense of belonging, and the eagerness to learn and share.
Michael Zigler

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