About Dr. Vanderlip

About Dr. Vanderlip

Dr. Sharon Vanderlip is a veterinarian and an author who has loved Collies ever since she was a child. Like so many Collie lovers, she dreamed of the day she could have her own Collies. The dream became a reality in 1977 when she established Rainshade Collies. Dr. Vanderlip remains dedicated to promoting and improving the Collie breed though her Collie breeding program and by educating others.

For more than 35 years, Dr. Vanderlip has provided veterinary care to domestic and exotic animal species. She served as Clinical Veterinarian for the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, worked on collaborative projects with the Zoological Society of San Diego, was the Chief of Veterinary Services for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Chief of Surgery for a large government research institution focusing on comparative reproductive medicine. Dr. Vanderlip owns and directs International Canine Semen Bank (ICSB) in San Diego and provides a wide variety of reproductive services, including surgeries, transcervical inseminations, and semen freezing and storage.

Dr. Vanderlip has written more than 20 books, including her highly acclaimed book, award winning book, The Collie–A Veterinary Reference for the Professional Breeder (1984). She has written several scientific articles and numerous animal care articles for the general public.

Dr. Vanderlip is a frequent quest on radio and television and is the recipient of various awards for her writing and veterinary care.

Check out Dr. Vanderlip’s interview at bookthink.com

To learn more about Dr. Vanderlip, please visit www.sharonvanderlip.com

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