Dr. Mike Paul is currently retired from active veterinary practice, following three decades of work across the veterinary spectrum. Dr. Paul was partner and co-medical director of Encina Veterinary Hospital for seventeen years, and has extensive experience in large medical and surgical practices. Dr. Paul has extensive endoscopy and vaccine expertise, and publishes and speaks on these topics often. Dr. Paul’s sidekick is his Golden Retriever, Josh. Josh is the mascot for the “Josh and Friends” program, which helps encourage and comfort sick children.