Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Zootecnics
Chief of Staff, The Veterinary Trauma Center, Groveland, Florida
Past positions held:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida 1988 – 1990
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida 1985 – 1988
Hospital Director and Chief of Staff
The Knowles Animal Hospital
President and Chief of Staff
The All Pets Veterinary Group Inc.
Chief of Emergency Service
All Pets Veterinary Group
1990 – 2001 (serviced seven All Pets’ practices plus 20 other practices in the county)
Chief of Surgical Services
All Care Animal Hospital
Minneola, Fl. 34755
The Elexis Corporation
(Bioelectronic pet products)
Miami, Florida 1986-2001
President, Lake County Veterinary Medical Association 2003-2007
Veterinary Technical Consultant
Rowland and Baker Company
(Pet nutritionals manufacturer)
Miami, Florida 1994-2001
Secretary, American Association of Pet Industry Veterinarians
1991 to 1997
President of the Student Chapter of the Mexican Small Animal
Veterinary Medical Association (AMMVEPE) 1979
Student intern, Small Animal Clinic, National Autonomous
University of Mexico, 1979
Staff Veterinarian, Clinica Veterinaria Garcia, Mexico,
July 1979-December 1979
Associate Veterinarian, The Knowles Animal Hospital,
April 1980-June 1985
Secretary, South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, 1980
President, South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, 1984-1985
Executive Secretary, Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, 1985-1990
SFVMA Representative to Dade County Interprofessional Council, 1981
Chairman Ethics Committee, South Florida Veterinary Medical
SFVMA Representative to FVMA Committee on Veterinary
Chairman, Animal Care Committee, Miami Heart Institute
Miami, Florida, 1985-1994
Attending Veterinarian to the K-9 Corps of the Cities of Miami (1980-1989),
Hialeah, South Miami (1980-1996), Miami Shores, Surfside (1980-present), and
South Florida Department of Corrections (1988-1990).
Veterinary Medical Director, State of Florida Approved Veterinary Assistant Program, The Medical Arts Training Center, Hollywood, Florida
Co-Owner/Director, The Pet Care Clinic of Doral, Doral Plaza, Miami, Florida
Veterinary Representative of the Health Care Committee of the
The “Miami We Will Rebuild Project” September-November 1993
Membership Committee Chairman, South Florida Veterinary Medicine
Executive Secretary and Co-founder, American Canine Sports Medicine
Association, 1991-1995; Member, Board of Directors, 1995-1996
Dade County’s Disaster Relief Team, Committee Chairperson for Mobile
Surgical Units and Disaster Referral Hospitals, 1994-1997
Member Board of Directors SFVMA, 1996
Teaching and Other Related Work Experience:
Equestrian instructor, Camp Greenwoods, Lake of the Woods, Michigan, Summer 1973
Animal Health Technician for Dr. Carlos Garcia Alcaraz, Clinica Veterinaria Garcia, Mexico City, Dec.1974- July 1979
Part time Animal Health Technician assisting Major Raul Armendariz, MVZ, National Military Equitation School, Mexico City, 1977-1978.
Developed and directed a State approved Veterinary Medical Assistant Program
from 1987-1991 at The Medical Arts Training Center Technical School Margate, Florida.
Trained Dade County, Florida’s Animal Control Officers on Emergency First Aid Care
for their governmental certification, 1990-1992
Trainer for Florida Department of Prof. Regulation in techniques of Veterinary malpractice investigation 1992
Co-supervisor for St. George’s College of Vet. Medicine’s externship program at
All Care Animal Hospital, 2003
Assistant Instructor, American Dragon Martial Arts Academy, Winter Garden, Florida
Past Research Projects:
From 1981 to 2001 supervised clinical field trials at the Knowles animal Hospital/All Pets Veterinary Group (Miami) for the following companies:
• Norden Laboratories on their Filaribits Plus tablets prior to market introduction.
• Norden Laboratories on the effect of Filaribits Plus on liver enzymes-1989.
• The Elexis Company on the effect of ultrasound on fleas and the ultrasonic flea collar clinical efficacy. A total of eight studies from 1983 to 1990.
• Immunotechnology Inc. on the product ImmunoRegulin@ in 1982.
Norden Laboratories on their Feline Leukemia test, 1988
Clinical evaluation of Naxcel for the Upjohn Co. for a field trial study
Conducted field trial for Goodwinol Company on Rotenone Shampoo Therapy (released as Goodwinol Shampoo )
Evaluation for the Vetrep Company, New York, NY., on the efficacy of “Save The Baby” on dogs and cats. This product was later reintroduced to the veterinary market as Respirol in 1988. I wrote the drug insert for Respirol.
Assisted Dr. Robert P. Knowles with a clinical study on the efficacy of the “K-Zyme” food additive, 1985.
Performed clinical studies for the Elexis Company on the “Coach” pulse monitor, 1987 to 1988.
Performed clinical evaluation on the electronic antibark collar (developed at
Texas A&M) for the Elexis Corporation, (Later International Microtech) Miami, Florida
Assisted Vetrep Group Marketing (New York) on the production of a national marketing survey of the veterinary surgical and pharmaceutical supply industry.
Performed Diabetes research for the Morris Foundation involving Beta Cell transplantation, in conjunction with the University of Miami, 1984-1988.
Additional clinical evaluation of “Respirol” use in small animals for Vettree Inc. 1989
Conducted clinical evaluation on “Security Force” dog repeller for Elexis, October 1991.
Conducted evaluation of “Sonic Fence” for Elexis Corp., March 1993.
Recognitions, Honors and Awards:
Illinois State Scholar, 1970
Bachelor of Science with Honors, University of Illinois,
College of Agriculture1974
Certificate of Appreciation from AMMVEPE, 1978 for role as Student President
A.0. Osteosynthesis Accredited at National Autonomous U. of Mexico, in conjunction with The Ohio State University, 1979
Certificate of Appreciation, City of Miami 1981, 1986
Certificate of Appreciation, City of Hialeah 1982, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991
Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine 1987/88
Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine 1991/92
Global Driectory of Who’s Who, 2006
Qualified to sit for 1st specialty board examination for the ACVECC, 1990
USDA accredited for Florida, October 1981-Present
Certificate of Appreciation from VECCS for service as Exec. Sec. 1990
B.O.P.-SERTL Certified, October 1991.
Plaque of Appreciation for 20 year service to Miami Shores K-9 unit, 2000
Certificate of Appreciation for presenting Keynote lecture at 2003 Mexican
National Veterinary Medical convention
Certificate of Appreciation, Rhodesian Ridgeback Association, Feb. 25, 2004
Awarded 1st Dan black belt rank in Jung Do kwon, World Tae Kwon Do Federation, 1999
Awarded 2nd Dan black belt rank in Jung Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do, July 2004
Ist Dan Black ranked in Hae Mu Kwan Hapkido March 2006
Awarded Bronze medal at 1974 “Big Ten University” Judo competition, Brown Belt ranked in Judo, USJA
Member, Strathmore’s Who’s Who” , 2006
Honored member in Global Directory of Who’s Who, 2006.
Golden Spur Award nominee for Western Writers of America, 2007 for novel Trail Hand
Awarded 2nd Dan black belt rank in HaeMUKwan Hapkido, November 2007
Awarded 3rd and 4th Dan (Master level) black belt rank in Hapkido, Feb. 2010
Awarded Master Instructor License from the Korean Martial Arts Instructors Association,
Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, (member since 1980), Executive Secretary 1986 to 1990
South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, member 1980-2001 Secretary 1980-1981, Chairman Ethics Committee 1982-1984, President 1984-1985, past membership chairman, past technicians committee chairman, pastdiaster relief committee chairman
American Veterinary Medical Association, member
Florida Veterinary Medical Association, member
American Academy of Allergy, member
American Heartworm Society, member
Associacion de Medicos Veterinarios Cubanos en el Exilio, Honorary member
Associacion de Medicos Veterinarios Mexicanos Expecialistas en Pequenas Especies, and past student chapter president , 1979, honorary life member
American Veterinary Dental Society, member
American Veterinary Academy of Disaster Medicine, member
American Association of Pet Industry Veterinarians
American Canine Sports Medicine Association
Lake County Veterinary Medical Association, member
Advisory Consultant Positions:
• Consulting Veterinarian to Miami Heart Institute Research Department,
• Consulting Veterinarian to Merieux Institute of Miami Animal Research Department, 1980-1982
• Combined Veterinary Consulting (expert witness service)
Elexis Corporation, technical veterinary staff consultant, 1985-2001
Vetrep Marketing (New York), technical consultant, 1988-1989
• Ciba-Geigy Co., Animal Health Care Spokesman, 1991
• Rowland and Baker, technical veterinary staff consultant, 1994-2001
• American On Line, (AOL) listed as a cross training human respondent disaster consultant, 1995 to 1997
Educational Presentations to Professional Organizations:
Assistant for Wet Lab at Annual Meeting of the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society in San Antonio, 1981.
Presented talk and video on Cardiac Pacemaker Implantation to the VECCS at the Annual Meeting, 1984.
Presented talk on “The Use of Glucometers in Small Animal Practice”, VECCS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, 1987.
Participated as instructor and organizer for Wet Lab of Annual Meeting of VECCS in Phoenix, Arizona, 1987.
Participated as one of Wet Lab instructors at 15′Annual Symposium of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care, San Antonio, Texas, September 1988.
Lecturer at the First Annual Memorial Workshop on Medical Writing honoring former Miami Herald freelancer Fraser Kent-February 4, 1989-at the Southeastern Osteopathic Medical College. Discussed animal AIDS research.
Organized and presented two day seminar on Intensive Care (with wet labs) for Florida Veterinary Technicians at Sheraton Execuport Hotel and Medical Arts Training Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, December 2-3, 1989.
Addressed Lima, Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, Tuesday, April 9, 1990. Topic: “Heartworm Prevention and Uses of Mibemycin Oxime.”
Organized and lectured at two day seminar on Traumatology and Surgical
Stapling Techniques (with wet labs) at Sheraton Execuport Hotel and Medical
Arts Training Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 28-29, 1990, together with
Dr. Dennis T. Crowe, Jr. (sponsored by U.S. Surgical Corp.).
Participated as Wet Lab instructor at 2 nd International VECCS Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, 1990.
Presented lecture to Syracuse, New York Veterinary Medical Association,
February 27, 1991 about Use of Milbemycin Oxime for Parasite Control.
Presented lecture to Albany, New York Veterinary Medical Association,
February 28, 1991 about Use of Milbemycin Oxime.
Organized and presented two day Veterinary Assistant Seminar on Surgical and
Dental Nursing together with Dr. Jan Bellows, ACVD, June 1-2, Ft. Lauderdale,
Addressed the Florida State Veterinary Medical Association meeting, Practice Tip Session, 1983, 1984.
Presented abstract on clinical double blind study to test the effectiveness of the
Elexis Ultrasonic Flea Collar to the American Association of Veterinary
Parasitologists at the AVMA Annual Convention in Orlando, 1989.
Presented an abstract on Laboratory Research of the Ultrasonic Effects on
Fleas to the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists at the AVMA
Annual Convention in Orlando, 1989.
Presented Practice Tip session-Use of Pigskin Grafting in Veterinary Medicine-2 nd International VECCS Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, 1990.
Presented Practice Tip session-Sliding Foot Pad Grafting Techniques in Small Animals-2 “d International VECCS Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, 1990.
Member of four person panel addressing Annual Meeting of American Association of Pet Industry Veterinarians-Discussed treatment protocols for puppy/kitten care.
Presented lecture on “Field First Aid for the Sporting Dog”–l st Annual Meeting, ACSMA, Boston, 1992.
Addressed Cuban Veterinary Medical Association in Exile, Miami, Florida. Presented two hour lecture on “Probiotics,” February 1, 1995.
International Invitations to Provide Educational Presentations and Instruction:
As senior veterinary student I presented paper on “Glaucoma in Dogs” to
Annual Convention of the Mexican Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association,
Mexico City, Mexico. Selected as outstanding senior paper, 1978.
Presented two lectures to Mexican Small Animal Veterinary Association on Peritoneal Dialysis and Ear Surgery, Acapulco, 1981.
Addressed the Cuban Veterinary Medical Association in Exile’s Annual National Meeting concerning Critical Care of the Renal Patient, Dialysis and Pacemaker Implantation, Miami, 1984.
Presented two day seminar on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Mexico, October 1988 (with wet lab).
Presented two lectures to Mexican Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association (AMMVEPE) on Plastic Surgery, May 1990 Annual Meeting.
Presented four hours of lectures on Probiotics to Mexico City Veterinary Association, June 1990.
Presented six hours of lectures on Emergency Medicine October 27-28, 1990, Guadalajara Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association.
Presented lecture to Cuban Veterinary Medical Association (in exile) November 20, 1990 on Interceptor TM for Ciba-Geigy Co., Miami, Florida.
Presented four hours of lectures to Mexico City Small Animal Veterinarian
Association on “Probiotics in Small Animal Medicine” April 16, 1994, Mexico
Presented three day seminar on Emergency Medicine in Juarez, Mexico to regional association, November 11-13, 1994.
Presented seminars to Veterinary Medical Assoc. of San Paulo and Rio De Janeiro
Brazil April 2001 Topic Probiotic usage in Small Animal Practice
Presented seminar on Probiotics to Costa Rican Veterinary Medical Association
Presented 8 hours of lectures on Surgery and Small Animal Practice at annual convention of the Mexcian Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association, Puebla, Mexico, May 24 &25, 2003
Presented 5 hours of lectures on Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at 12th Annual
Congress of Mexican Veterinary Medical Association (Canofila Mexicana), Acapulco, Mexico, March 19-22, 2009
Lay Audience Educational Presentations:
Presented annual seminar and demonstration of First Aid, CPR and Emergency Medicine to the City of Miami Police Department 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986,1987,1988.
Presented annual seminar and demonstration of First Aid, CPR and Emergency Medicine to the Cities of Hialeah and Miami Shores Police Departments 1981, 1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987,1988,1989,1990,1991.
Presented two hour lecture to Obedience Club of Greater Miami on Dental Care, March 1984.
Presented two hour lecture to Great Dane Breeders Club of Miami on Orthopedic Diseases, July 1984.
Presented one day seminar to local breeders and pet shop owners on First Aid and CPR at the Medical Arts Training Center, Margate, Florida, 1988.
Presented one day seminar to North Star Sled Dog Association-”Field First Aid,” Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 1993.
Presented two hour seminar on “Detecting Pet Illness” to King’s Ridge adult community, Dec. 4th, 2004
Television Appearances Relating to Veterinary Medicine:
“Something on 17″-WLRN-Discussing aspects of veterinary dental care
1/2 hour program, 1983.
Channel 2-WPBT-Represented South Florida Veterinary Medical Association as President in one hour debate on animal research, 1985.
“Something Special For Pets”-Channel 17-WLRN-Appeared on one hour talk show discussing aspects of oncology, 1988.
“Something On 17″-WLRN-Appeared on Y2hour interview discussing responsible pet ownership and intensive care, 1989.
Channel 26-Appeared on % hour interview discussing care of puppies and kittens, 1989.
“Something Special for Pets”-Channel 17-WLRN-Appeared on one hour talk show discussing emergency medicine, 1989.
Appeared on Dynamic Cablevision-5/21/90-discussing animal hospital services and technology.
Appeared on WSCV-TV-5/22/90-1/2 hour interview show about Parasites and Pets.
Appeared on WLRN talk show “Something Special For Pets” discussing Flea and Tick Control, February 4, 1991.
Appeared on Miavision Cable TV, April 31, 1992, Channel 13, interviewed about pet care, “El Show de Armando Plata.”
Appeared on Telemundo’s afternoon talk show-TV Channel 51-Interviewed about cat care, September 22, 1992.
Radio Shows Relating to Veterinary Medicine:
Hosted weekly one hour radio show from 1986 to 1987 called “Pets Are People Too.” S sponsored by the IAMS Company on WKAT, Radio Miami.
Appeared on WIOD, October 1989, The Dave Graveline Radio Show, one hour discussion on Canine Behavior Problems.
Appeared on WIOD, March 1990, The Dave Graveline Radio Show, one hour discussion on Euthanasia.
Interviewed on WQAM-AM, Randy Martin Radio Show, on May 23, 1990, about Fleas.
Interviewed on WIOD-AM, Chuck Meyer Radio Show, May 1990, about pest control.
Interviewed on WMXJ-FM, Dave Reynolds Radio Show, May 1990, about flea control.
Appeared on WFLT radio with Dr. Jan Bellows, October 18, 1991 for three hour phone in talk show about veterinary care.
Appeared on WRHC for one hour, interview “Jose Marmol Show,” discussing pet care.
Interviewed on pay-per-view special on The Amazing Princess Kitty Special aired June 1, 1997.
Prepared video on pacemaker implantation with Dr. Robert P. Knowles. Presented at 1984 annual Meeting of VECCS.
Simultaneous translator for Dr. Maxine Benjamin’s course on Clinical
Biochemistry given at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, July 1 115, 1977.
Simultaneous translator for Dr. J. J. Kaneco in a short course on clinical pathology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City, 1978.
Publications in Refereed Journals:
Garcia Alcaraz, Carlos and Stone, Ronald W., co-authors, “New Anesthetic For Use in Cats,” Journal of Feline Practice, Vol. 10, No. 2, March 1980, pp. 33-36.
Stone, Ronald W., “A Protocol For Peritoneal Dialysis,” The Journal of Veterinary Critical Care, Vol. 8, No. 1, Winter 1985, pp. 2-4.
Stone, Ronald W., “The Use of Gelfoam in Canine Liver Surgery-Does It
Cause Abscessation,” Journal of Veterinary Emeraencv & Critical Care, Vol. 4,
No. 2, Summer 1988, pp. 7-8.
Stone, Ronald W., “An Unusual Case of Recurrent Lingual Ulcerations Caused by Squamous Cell Carcinoma,” Journal of Canine Practice, Vol. 15, No. 4, November/December 1990, pp. 23-25.
Stone, Ronald W., “Clinical Experience With The Use of Jugular Catheters for Canine Heartworm Therapy,” Journal of Canine Practice, May/June 1992, Vol. 17/3, pp. 11-13.
Stone, Ronald W., “Using Digital Amputation, An Advancement Flap, and Pig Skin to Salvage a Dog’s Foot,” Veterinary Medicine, June, 1993, pp. 538-542.
Stone, Ronald W. and Ward, Ken L., “Establishing Medical Protocols to
Facilitate and Improve Delivery of Emergency Veterinary Care,” The Journal of
Veterinary Emergencv and Critical Care, January 1993, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 23.
Stone, Ronald W., “Unexpected Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma in a Shibu Enu
Incidental to Warfarin Intoxication,” Journal of Canine Practice, Jan/Feb 1993,
Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 26-28.
Stone, Ronald W., “Clinical Updates on the Use of DMSO,” The Journal of Canine Practice, July/August 1993, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 16-19.
Stone, Ronald W. and Bellows, Jan, “Skin Lesions Secondary to a Fractured Canine Tooth,” Feline Practice, December 1994.
Publications in Non-refereed Journals:
Stone, Ronald W., “Clinical Use of an Electronic Flea Repelling Collar,”
Veterinary Forum, July 1987, pp. 14-16.
Knowles, Robert P. and Stone, Ronald W., “The Challenge to Defend the
Concept of Veterinary Hospitalization,” Veterinary Forum, December 1987.
Stone, Ronald W., “Speaking Out,” AAHA Trends, April 1988, p. 47.
Stone, Ronald W., “Little Rest for the Dedicated DVM-The Doctors Midnight of the Soul,” Veterinary Forum, November 1988, p. 18.
Stone, Ronald W., “What’s Up Doc?”, Trends, February 1989, pp. 41-42.
Stone, Ronald W., “Coming to Terms with Clients about Inpatient Care,”
Veterinary Economics, May 1989, pp. 98-99.
Stone, Ronald W., “Electronic Collar-Another Alternative to Fighting FleasTests Prove Efficacy,” DVM News Magazine, August 1989, p. 39.
Stone, Ronald W., “Who’s the Boss in Your Lab” in Veterinary Forum, December 1989, pp. 36-37.
Stone, Ronald W., “True Grit-A Tribute to the Veterinary Surgical Assistant,”
Staff Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1, January/February 1990, p. 31-33.
Stone, Ronald W., “Veterinary Medicine the Next Generation,” Trends, December/January 1989/90, pp. 19-20.
Stone, Ronald W., “Vet Med Kwan Do-The Martial Art of Practice, Veterinary Forum, May 1990, pp. 20-21.
Stone, Ronald W., “Pet Stores and Veterinarians: Building An Alliance,” Pet Business, June 1990, pp. 20-21.
Stone, Ronald W., “Critical Care Monitoring,” Veterinary Forum, July 1990, p. 22.
Stone, Ronald W., “Struggling for Attention: Emergency and Critical Care,” Veterinary-Forum, December 1990, p. 32.
Stone, Ronald W., “Group Practice Survival Requires Common Sense,” Veterinary Forum, February 1991, pp. 22-24.
Stone, Ronald W., “Stress Busters, Coping with Our Guilt,” Veterinary Economics, April 1991, pp. 50-53.
Lipson, Maurice and Stone, Ronald W., “Pet Store Prejudice,”
Pet Veterinarian Magazine, July/August 1991, pp. 29-30.
Stone, Ronald W,, “Job Description for the Veterinary Receptionist,” Staff Magazine, September/October 1991, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 28-29.
Stone, Ronald W., “Ode to the Veterinary Dentist,” Canine Practice, March/April 1991, Vol. 16, No. 2.
Stone, Ronald W., “A Doctor and a Gentleman,” Veterinary Economics, April 1992, pp. 24-27.
Stone, Ronald W., “How Not to Promote the Profession,” Veterinary :economics, June 1991, pp. 74-76.
Stone, Ronald W., “Diagnostico Incidental de Mieloma Multiple en un Shiba lnu
Intoxicado con warfarina, Revista Veterinaria AMMVEPE, Numero 5,
Noviembre-Diciembre 1990, pp. 11-12.
Stone, Ronald W., “A Legend is Born: The Story of Veterinary Camelot,” Veterinary Forum, October 1991, p. 5.
Stone, Ronald W., “Dialysis Peritoneal y Cistectomia Parcial en un Pit Bull Terrier con Calculos en Vejiga,” Revista Veterinaria AMMX/F=PP,, Numero 5, Noviembre-Diciembre 1990, pp. 13-14.
Stone, Ronald W., “Implantacion de un Marcapasos Cardiaco Temporal y Permanente en un pastor aleman con un bloqueo cardiaco avanzado,” Revista Veterinaria.AMMVEPE, Numero 1, Enero-Febrero 1991, p. 9-10.
Stone, Ronald W., “Reposicion del Cojinete Metatarsiano Combinado con la Amputacion Digital y Reconstruccion del Cojinete Digital como Tecnica de Salvamento de la Pata del Perro,” Revista Veterinaria AMMVEPF, Numero 1, Enero-Febrero 1991, pp. 13-14.
Stone, Ronald W., “Resist the Temptation to Offer’Plan B’,”
Veterinary Economics, October 1991, pp. 22-23.
Stone, Ronald W., “Preparing for an Emergency,” Pet Care Times, Fall 1991,.
Stone, Ronald W. and Cichewicz, James, “Take Action to Keep Burglars at Bay,”
Veterinary Economics, September 1992, pp, 82-85.
Stone, Ronald W., “Dogs Can Bite the Hand that Treats Them:
25 Tips to Safeguard Against Dog Bites,” AAHA Trends Magazine, Oct/Nov 1991, pp. 3941.
Stone, Ronald W., “In The Bag,” Combat Ha zine, February 1993, pp. 18-19, p. 62.
Stone, Ronald W., “Interviewing for Success,” Veteriggry Staff, May 1992, pp.
Stone, Ronald W., “Full Service Extinction?” Pet Veterinarian, January 1992, pp.6-8.
Marcus, Robert, and Stone, Ronald W., “How Much Does Pack Disorder Affect
Your Clients’ Pets?,” Veterinary Forum, August 1993, pp. 38-42.
Stone, Ronald W., “My Way or the Highway,” Veterinary Economics, April 1992, p.59.
Stone, Ronald W., “Preparing your Clients for Emergencies,” Y2!gfioM Econ.omics, March 1993, pp. 71-73.
Stone, Ronald W., “The Adventures of Rob. N. Hood: A Veterinary Tale,” Veterinary Forum, March 1992, pp. 88-89.
Stone, Ronald W., “Increasing Profitability by Resolving Medical Problems,” Veterinary Staff, Vol. 8, No. 2, March/April 1996, pp. 23-25.
Stone, Ronald W., “Can You Avoid the Temptation of a ‘Quick Fix’,” AAHA Trends magazine, Aug/Sept 1992, pp. 44-47.
Stone, Ronald W., “Educating Your Clients About Reproduction,”
Veterinary Economics, May 1993, pp. 81-83.
Stone, Ronald W., “What I Learned From Hurricane Andrew,” Veterinary Forum, November 1992, pp. 36-37.
Stone, Ronald W., “That’s Entertainment,” Veterinary Forum, December 1992,
Stone, Ronald W., “Don’t Send the Sick Ones Home,” Veterianry Forum,
March 1993, pp. 88-89.
Stone, Ronald W., “Which Way To Go?” The Veterinary Business Journal, Number 1, April 1994, p. 58.
Stone, Ronald W., “Suffering From Guilt,” The Veterinary Business Journal, Number 2, July 1994.
Stone, Ronald W., and Knowles Marc C., “Appointment Ledger, Key to Success,” Veterinarv Staff , Nov/Dec 1994, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 8-9.
Stone, Ronald W., “It’s A Girl! Or What Can DVM’s Learn From MD’s,” Veterinary Economics, July 1993, pp. 20-24.
Stone, Ronald W., “Surgical Prep Guide,” Veterinary Staff, Sept/Oct, 1994.
Colon, C., and Stone, Ronald W., “El Entrenamiento de un Assistente de Cirugia,” Revista AMMVEPE, Mayo/Junio 1994, No, 27, pp. 103-105.
Stone, R., and Colon, C., “How to Find and Train Top Surgical Assistants,”
Veterinary Forum, May 1994, pp. 28-32.
Stone, R., “About a Dog” July 2005, Veterinary Economics
Stone R. , “We need to Hospitalize More Often, Nov 07, Veterinary Economics, p 76
Publications in Proceedings, Bulletins or Abstracts:
Stone, Ronald W., Knowles, Robert P., et. al., “A Clinical Double Blind Study to Test the Effectiveness of the Elexis Ultrasonic Flea Collar,” Annual Proceedings AAVP, July 1989.
Stone, Ronald W., Knowles, Robert P., et. al., “Effect of Ultrasound on Flea Activity,” Annual Proceedings of the AAVP, July 1989.
Stone, Ronald W., “Injerto de Piel de Cerdo en Pequenas Especias,” Memorias del Cong I Mexicano XXI, p. 169.
Stone, Ronald W., “Utilizacion del Deslizamiento del Cojinete Plantar en Pequenas Especias,” Mem )rias del Conareso Narinnal Mexicano XXI, p. 170.
Stone, Ronald W., “Urgencias Medicas en Pequenas Especies,” Memorias del
IV Convencion de la Asociacion de Medicos Veterinarios Especialistas en
Peg,jenas Especies de Guadalaiara, AC. October 1990, pp. 25-94.
Stone, Ronald W., “Pigskin Grafting in Small Animal Practice,”
the Second International Vaterinairy and Critical Cae Sy iposium, San Antonio, Texas, 1990, p. 665.
Stone, Ronald W., “The Use of Sliding Foot Pad Grafts in Small Animals,”
Proceedings of the Second I Veterinary and Critical Care Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, 1990, p. 673.
Stone, Ronald W., “Current Updates on Clinical Use of DMSO,”
the Third Veterinary and Critical Care Symposium, San Antonio, Texas,1992.
Non Professional Works:
Author of fictional novel – “Trail Hand.” Five Star Western, 2006
Author of fictional novel – “Back With A Vengeance”, Publish America, 2010 Author of fictional novel – “A Very Shiny Nose”, Publish America. .2010
Author of fictional novel – “Ride into Trouble”, Publish America, 2011
Regular contributor to “World Martial Arts Magazine” (online) as sports writer.
Editor of Lifeline, newsletter of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, 1986 to September 1990.
Interview in Veterinary Practice Magazine, 1988-1989, p. 68.
Interview in Veterinary Practice Magazine, Summer/Fall 1989, p. 33.
Interview in DVM News -magazine, June 1990, p. 54,
Interview in DVM Newsmaaazine, October 1992, p. 19.
Interview in November 1991 Topics in Veterinary Medicine.
Interview in Local section of The Miami Herald, Saturday, January 18, 1992 about cold weather tips.
Interview in PetFancy, January 1994, p. 16.
Interview in Student Advisor. Smith Kline Beecham Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 3, 1994, pp. 1-4.
Interview in Dog Gone, Vol. 2, No. 5, September 1994.
Official Veterinarian for the South Florida Pet Show, 1992, 1993.
Commentary in DVM Newsmagazine, January 1993.
Interviewed in Wilmette Life, Wilmette, Illinois, about Hurricane Andrew,
September 10, 1993, pp. 5-10.
Interview in Money Magazine, April 1994, p. 148.
Interview in Dog Fancy, January 1994, pp. 26-27.
Interview in The Miami Herald, “Hurricanes: How to Prepare and Recover,” Universal Press, 1995, pp. 63-64.
Official Veterinarian for the Hound Dog Derby, (a Pedigree@ sponsored sporting event) Miami, June 1992.
Podcast interview DVM 360. November 2, 2009
As an associate to Dr. Robert P. Knowles (who was a charter diplomate ACVS and Distinguished Member National Academy of Practice), from April 1980 through June 1985 1 was responsible for hospital staff supervision and organization of the surgical department. Acted as attending veterinarian and participated in preparation of hospital protocol manuscripts.
Bilingual – fluent in English and Spanish.
From 1988 through 1991 served as Veterinary Medical Director of a State Approved Veterinary Assisting Program in Margate, Florida. This included establishing curriculum, supervision of instructors, community liaison work, and lectures for students (Medical Arts Training Center).
Elected Director of Veterinary Operations for Florida Hurricane Pet Aid, a tricounty emergency veterinary relief effort, during the August Hurricane Andrew Emergency Phase (approximately two weeks). Later served as Veterinary Representative to the health committee of governmental “We Will Rebuild Miami” project.
Member of Dade County’s Animal Disaster Response Team. 1993-2001
U.S. A. References:
Jan Bellows, DVM, ABVP, ACVD
Hometown Animal Clinic
Weston, Florida – (954) 349-5800
Ira M. Zaslow, DVM, Charter Dipl. ACVECC
Veterinary Research Associates, Inc.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – (954) 568-2558
Dr. Robert DiFonzo
President, Movement Improvement Inc.
407 257 2089
Dr. Carlos Garcia-Alcaraz
625-A.M. De Cervantes Saavedra Colonia lrrigacion, Mexico D.F.
Dr. Isidro Castro M., MVZ, MS
Small Animal Clinic, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D. F.
Gunther Pfann, DVM, Tierarztliche Klinik
Zirnodorferstr. 42-44, 8510 Furth/Bavaria
Germany – 0911-729005
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