Dr. Betsey Aird

Betsy Aird, MVSc

Dr. Betsy Aird is a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine.  Following graduation she was an associate veterinarian in two small animal practices prior to returning to the University of Minnesota where she completed a residency in clinical pathology and obtained a PhD in veterinary pathology.   She was on the staff at the University of Minnesota in a number of capacities – first as an Assistant Clinical Specialist, then as a Veterinary Medical Associate and finally as an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Director of the Clinical Pathology Service.  She became a study director for a contract research organization (River Valley Farms) for non-GLP studies supporting the medical device industry.  She was a staff pathologist providing diagnostic clinical pathology services at Marshfield Laboratories in Marshfield Wisconsin prior to becoming an independent contractor clinical pathologist.  Dr. Aird joined the pathology staff at Heska in July 2021.  She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in clinical pathology. 


University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) 1986                

University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (PhD)   2000    

Post graduate training

University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical pathology residency and PhD program   1995


American College of Veterinary Pathologists      Diplomate ACVP (Clinical Pathology)      1995

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons member 2022