Dr. Paulo Steagall, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA, is an Associate Professor of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the Université de Montréal. He is the head of a research laboratory dedicated to improving the standards in pain management in companion animals. He earned his DVM and completed a residency at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil, then earned his MS and PhD with emphasis in feline analgesia at the same institution. He is a member of the WSAVA Global Pain Council, the WSAVA Dental Guidelines Committee and the co-chair of the WSAVA Therapeutic Guidelines group. Dr. Steagall has published more than 100 articles on pain management in small animals. He is the author of the book entitled ‘Feline Anesthesia and Pain Management’.