About VetDojo

VetDojo has been designed by vet for vets to help improve continuous veterinarian education, including practical clinical procedures that can be used in real life.

Convenient and easy to use, the VetDojo Masterminds have created a range of one-off courses to develop knowledge on specific procedures. The VetDojo Vault – which is a resource of high-quality clinical procedures and the more recently introduced VetDojo Connect, which offers members exclusive access to videos, webinars and chats with the VetDojo Masterminds themselves. With over 50 years of experience and study in the industry Charles and James have a passion for teaching and sharing their expertise to the broader vet community to help increase the confidence and knowledge to their members.

Meet the Masterminds

Charles Kuntz

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology, Registered Specialist of Small Animal Surgery

Dr Charles Kuntz, is a globally renowned specialist vet surgeon, who graduated in 1990 in Florida. He did an internship at the world-renowned Animal Medical Center in New York City, completed a Master’s Degree and Surgical Residency at Virginia Tech, did 12 month Fellowships in Cardiac Surgery and in Surgical Oncology and then started one of the busiest surgical referral practices in the Washington DC area. Charles moved to Australia in 2004 and is the Founder of Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals in Melbourne. He has published dozens of scientific articles, abstracts, patents, proceedings, and book chapters on topics of surgery and surgical oncology.

He was on the Board of Directors and Program Chair for the District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine in Washington DC. He has trained dozens of interns and surgical residents.

His passion for surgery, teaching and technology is the perfect marriage of for VetDojo.

James Simock

BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS (Internal Medicine), Registered Specialist of Small Animal Surgery, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

James graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honors in 2005. Then worked in busy small animal general practice. He then completed two, twelve-month internships in both Small Animal Oncology and Small Animal Surgery along with a three-year American College of Veterinary Surgeons residency program under the direction of Dr Charles Kuntz.

He then went on to achieve membership to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Internal Medicine Chapter and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons.
James is actively involved in teaching students and veterinarians and is an examiner for the Fellowship examinations in Small Animal Surgery. He is particularly interested in orthopaedic and neurologic surgery and is a co-director and owner of Southpaws.