Dr. Ryan D. Canales, MVB, Owner
Dr. Ryan Canales grew up in Rutland, Vermont. He founded Long Trail Veterinary Center with his wife in July 2012. Dr. Canales truly enjoys the vast diversity involved in the veterinary profession. "No matter how many years you're in practice, every day brings a new rewarding challenge," Dr. Canales says. He finds nothing more rewarding than seeing appreciative clients leave happy and healthy. "Our mission here is to provide the safest, most current knowledge for your family to make the best decision for your pet that fits into your lifestyle," Dr. Canales says.
Dr. Canales earned his undergraduate degree in Biology (with a minor in Chemistry) from Castleton State College. He was awarded his veterinary medical degree, with Honors, from the University College of Dublin School of Veterinary Medicine, a constituent of the National University of Ireland. Dr. Canales is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Society for Theriogenology (the science of animal reproduction) and the Vermont Medical Association. He is USDA-Accredited and certified in advanced reproduction and breeding technology and techniques. Since childhood, Dr. Canales' passion has been training and working with all breeds of working dogs. He is a licensed AKC Beagle Field Trial and American Field Trial Judge for pointing dogs.
Dr. Canales and his wife reside in Williston with their 3 English Setters. Outside of the practice, Dr. Canales' interests include participating in triathlons, skiing, mountaineering, training and judging bird dogs and beagles, and spending time on the trails with family and friends.