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Specialty: Surgery - Orthopedic

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Tina Wolfe

Associate Editors:
James Ballow
Daniel Cardosa
Neil Embleton
Richard Freedman
Gary Old
Richard Wall

James Ballow


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Texas A&M University, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), TAMU, 1986

Current Professional Activities

  • Mobile Surgery
Past Professional Activities
  • 1988–89 — associate in small animal only practice
  • 1989–93 — solo general practice
  • 1993–2002 — partner in a mixed practice, responsible for small animal and exotics
  • 2002 — sold my practice to scratch the surgery bug—relief, EC and mobile surgery
  • 2013 — to present—exclusively mobile surgery
Marital Status
  • Married to Anna
  • 1 daughter — Gabby
  • Boba the MinPin
  • Rachael, Christina, Flower and Norma-the Jersey milk cows
  • Nastya-the Dutch belted heifer
  • Tex-the QH
  • Photography
  • Travel
  • Natural history
  • Anything to spend time in the great outdoors
Favorite Quote
  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." — James Corbett
What I like Most About VIN
  • As a practitioner in a fairly rural area, VIN gives me ready access to so many brilliant minds that I would never be able to tap otherwise.
James Ballow

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