Dr. Daniel Schlesinger

DVM, BSc, MVSc, DACVIM (specialist in small animal internal medicine)

Dr. Daniel Schlesinger joined Landing Animal Clinic in 1996. He is currently available for appointments at Landing Animal Clinic most Tuesday mornings and Fridays. When he is not at Landing Animal Clinic, he is usually found at the Calgary Animal Emergency and Referral Centre (CARE Centre), where he is one of the internal medicine specialists. Dan was the first small animal internal medicine specialist in the province of Alberta.


  • Bachelor of Science in Honours Zoology at the University of Alberta, 1985
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with distinction at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, 1989
  • Masters of Veterinary Science and Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, 1992
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine, 1994

Veterinary Leadership

  • Published numerous scientific articles in Veterinary Journals

Committee member:

  • Continuing Education Director for the Calgary Academy of Veterinarians
  • Credential reviews, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Companion Animal Committee, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
  • Practice Review Board, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
  • Hearings Tribunal, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association


  • Instructor at SAIT for the Animal Health Technology Program
  • Sessional Instructor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Dan is married to Geraldine.  They have 3 active boys and a very active English springer spaniel. Dan plays hockey and golf himself, but also coaches for two of his sons’ hockey teams.