Hailing from Long Island, NY, Gordon D. Peddle, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology), received a BS in Animal Science from Cornell University and his Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ, before returning to the University of Pennsylvania to complete a residency in veterinary cardiology. Fascinated by virtually all aspects of veterinary and human cardiology, Dr. Peddle has a special interest in pericardial disease, pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease, infectious endocarditis, heart failure therapy, and catheter-based interventions. He has been published in a variety of veterinary journals on both cardiac and non-cardiac subjects, including original research, review articles and case reports. Dr. Peddle plans to continue active research within veterinary cardiology via pursuit of clinical trials and evaluation of uncommon diseases.