Speaker Bios
Name: Dr. Danny Joffe
Affiliation: DVM, DABVP (Emeritus) Canine and Feline Practice Vice President, Medical Operations VCA Canada
Biography: pg 1

Danny Joffe graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon Saskatchewan (with Great Distinction) in 1985.  He completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Cornell University in 1985-86, and then entered private practice, eventually started his own small animal practice, Landing Animal Clinic, in Calgary in 1989. He continued to practice there until the spring of 2020.  

He was a founding partner in a multi-specialist referral and emergency clinic (VCA Canada Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency Centre) that opened in March 2006, and was the Medical Director of that facility from 2006 until the fall of 2020.  In 2012 Danny became the National Medical Director for VCA Canada’s primary care hospitals, and in 2020 became Vice-President of Medical Operations for VCA Canada. 

He completed his board certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine/Feline Specialty) in 1992, becoming the first practicing veterinary specialist in Alberta.  He recertified this specialty via examination in 2000 and 2010, and in 2020 was granted Emeritus status by this specialty group. 

Danny is a Past President of both the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association and the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology.  Dr. Joffe is also a Clinical Instructor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.