Advanced Anesthesia Specialists and DarvallVet management teams have decades of veterinary practice, research, and business experience.


Colin Dunlop 3editDr. Colin Dunlop – Founding Manager

Colin Dunlop is a graduate of the University of Sydney and a Specialist in Veterinary Anesthesia. His career path includes House Surgeon (University of Glasgow), Resident in Anesthesia/Critical Patient Care, (University of California, Davis), Assistant Professor ‘Clinical Sciences’, Associate Professor and Chief of the Anesthesia Section (Colorado State University).

Colin is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists. His research interests include prevention of anesthesia morbidity and mortality. He consults in anesthesia and critical care for small and large animal practice, biomedical research and provides Continuing Education programs for veterinarians and veterinary nurses world-wide.

BVSc- The University of Sydney 1980
Internship: Murdoch University 1981
Residency: UC Davis California 1985
Board certified in Anesthesia (American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology) 1986


Ken portrait editKen Crump – Director of Operations, DarvallVet

After six years in cancer research and ten years with the Anesthesia Section at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Ken Crump joined the Clinical Oncology Service of the CSU Animal Cancer Center as its Head Technician.  Ken has authored many scientific abstracts and articles, and made dozens of Continuing Education presentations across the United States and in Canada.  In July 2008 he retired from Colorado State.  Crump’s first book, “Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team”, was released by Wiley-Blackwell in July 2011.  Ken joined Dr Dunlop in 2012 to manage DarvallVet, the North American division of Advanced Anesthesia Specialists.