Dr. Cannon was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from University of California at Davis and was inducted into the Phi Zeta Honor Society. He was selected for a rotating small animal internship at The Ohio State University before returning to UC Davis for radiology residency. He completed the American College of Veterinary Radiology board examination in 2009, prior to completing his residency. Dr. Cannon has extensive experience in all fields of imaging with special interests in advanced neurologic and orbital imaging, abdominal ultrasonography, thoracic CT, and musculoskeletal imaging.
He has conducted research involving the CT and MRI characteristics of zygomatic gland disease, imaging characteristics of fungal disease in dogs and cats, quantitative and qualitative CT imaging of canine airways, MRI of medial compartment shoulder disease in dogs, and ultrasonography of the iliopsoas muscle in dogs. He has authored and co-authored multiple articles which have been published in Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He is also a reviewer for Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound and Veterinary Ophthalmology.
Dr. Cannon lives in Austin, Texas, and enjoys outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, and kayaking in his spare time. He is married to a veterinary ophthalmologist, and in addition to a beautiful daughter and handsome son they also have two children of the animal variety: a sweet shaggy white mutt, and a somewhat antisocial orphan kitten. Free weekends are often spent feeding the deer with his wife and children on the family ranch in the beautiful Texas Hill Country or watching a variety of college sports.