Dr. Steven Duns received his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from the University of Guelph in 1990. He began his doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Ontario Veterinary College the same year and graduated, with honours, in 1995. During his years at the Veterinary College he took opportunities to work in a veterinary virology laboratory in Punjab, India and in the anesthesiology department at the veterinary college in Bern, Switzerland. After graduation, he moved to Ottawa, not too far from where he grew up in the West Island of Montreal. He spent four years working in companion animal practices in Kemptville, Manotick and Barrhaven. He opened the Queensway West Animal Hospital in 1999. His interests include scuba diving, hiking and camping, photography, travel and occasionally skydiving. He has 3 cats, Stella, Dewey and Kramer.