Dr. Joseph Paul was raised in Niagara-on-the-Lake. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BSc degree in Chemistry. He then attended the University of Guelph, receiving a DVM degree from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1976.
He owned a mixed animal practice in Forest, Ontario before returning to the Niagara Peninsula in 1991 and establishing Niagara Veterinary Services in 1998.
Dr. Paul has a special interest in pet nutrition. In his spare time he creates various computer programs that serve to educate the clientel and allow the clinic to run efficiently.