He is a 1983 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College. Dr. Waisglass obtained a Certificate in Small Animal Dermatology in 1994 after successfully completing the examination process and requirements of the Veterinary Dermatology Board of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in the UK, and opened his dermatology referral practice. Dr. Waisglass subsequently completed a formal veterinary dermatology residency at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph. In fact, he pioneered the dermatology residency program there, as its first dermatology resident.
Dr. Waisglass is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Clinical Studies at the OVC and has lectured to veterinary and technician groups internationally in the field of veterinary dermatology, with engagements spanning from Halifax to Vancouver and from Las Vegas to Italy. As well he is a dermatology consultant for veterinarians on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) internet site.
Dr. Waisglass has written numerous articles in his field and has been the featured guest on numerous call-in radio and television shows as a dermatology consultant.