Paul Pomes - DVM, LIC

535 Chalan Pale Ramon Haya, Suite 116, PMB 53
Voice: +1.858.876.7578
Yigo, GU 96929-2423
Web: CA 16951, GU V-63, HI VE-663, MD 6709, MN 11321, VA 0301202837


To provide superior relief DVM services to progressive small animal practices emphasizing quality medicine, client education, and teamwork. My goal is to build relationships between clients and your practice while promoting an enhanced standard of care that shows in above average transaction fees and client satisfaction.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (University of Illinois).
  • Adept at internal medicine and soft tissue surgery; competent with simple orthopedics.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with both clients and colleagues.
  • Attends 35+ hours of CE every year.

Professional Experience

Oversee meat/poultry slaughter and processing in Guam/Saipan establishments. Perform antemortem inspections and postmortem dispositions. Ensure establishments meet the requirements of the Pathogen Reduction and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations. Perform outreach and education to bring non-conformant establishments under inspection. Oversee consumer protection, non-food safety concerns such as proper labeling and packaging. Serve as team leader who works with and supervises other public health professionals to ensure establishments under our jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems that control hazards from entering the food supply. Maintain meaningful labor-management relationships with subordinates by representing and expressing management’s viewpoints in daily communications.

Furry Friends Veterinary Service (Licensed Independent Contractor), Hagåtña, Guam
Relief DVM, July 2007 - Present

Full-time provider of motivated, compassionate, and productive veterinary relief services in companion animal medicine and surgery. Experienced with single doctor GP practices, large hospital settings, and emergency/trauma care. Licensed in California, Guam, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, and Virginia. Special interests in dermatology and feline chronic renal failure. I don’t perform ear crops or tail docks.

Previous Career Experience

Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego, California
Senior Staff Engineer, Digital Cinema Group, August 1998 - September 2000
Security, network, and protocol architect for the Qualcomm/Technicolor Digital Cinema project.

Senior Staff Engineer, Globalstar Group, April 1998 - August 1998
Security architect for the Globalstar Gateway Management System.

Staff Engineer, Globalstar Group, August 1995 - April 1998
Security architect for the Globalstar Ground Operations Control Center.

University of Illinois, Computing and Communications Services Office, Urbana, Illinois
Senior Research Programmer, January 1984 - July 1995
Developed and deployed network services and management tools in support of the University’s academic mission. I deployed, provisioned, and maintained the Domain Name System, mail transport, University-wide authentication, and white pages systems into 99.99% uptime services.

Tektronix, Inc, Beaverton, Oregon
Hardware/Software Engineer, Monolithic Circuits Engineering, January 1981 - December 1983
Developed and deployed real-time and post-production software tools to support high-speed production laser trimming of hybrid integrated circuits.


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, August 2003 - May 2007
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2007

University of California, San Diego, August 1999 - December 2002
115 units upper-division biology classes

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, August 1976 - July 1980
B.S. Computer Engineering, 1980


References are available upon request.

Selected Publications

Paul Pomes, et al: Apparatus and method for installing a decryption key
United States Patent 7203319 (April 2007).

Paul Pomes: Digital Cinema System Security Specification
Qualcomm Digital Media white paper, QC 80-D0707-1 (November 1999).

Paul Pomes, Roland Hedberg: The CCSO Nameserver (Ph) Architecture
RFC-2378 (September 1998).


Member of HVMA and MVMA.