Dr. Mathios Mylonakis graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (SVM-AUTh), Greece, in 1993. In the same institution, he completed a one-year internship (1994) in small animal internal medicine and a PhD thesis (2001) involving the diagnosis of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis. He has also spent five years in a private small animal Clinic. Dr. Mylonakis holds a faculty position in the SVM-AUTh since 2004, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine. As part of his sabbatical, he has joined the Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California-Davis, USA (March-July 2007), and the Medical Oncology Clinic, University of California-Davis, USA (March-June 2016). His clinical and research interests include clinical hematology and oncology, diagnostic cytology, and vector borne diseases of the dog and cat.