Veterinary Council

The National Veterinary Council (NVC) will extend the reach of the Animal Wellness Foundation’s and Animal Wellness Action’s programs and priorities by putting vets in the forefront of the animal protection movement. In addition, the NVC will help with hands-on advocacy programs, putting their professional training and public credibility to advance animal protection goals.

Louise Murray, D.V.M., DACVIM (SAIN)

Rye, New York Dr. Murray is a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, completing her residency in veterinary internal medicine at the Animal Medical Center in NYC. She worked as...

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Pernilla Edstrom, D.V.M., Ph.D

Los Angeles, California Dr. Edstrom brings 12 years of veterinary care experience as Medical Director of the Animal Wellness Centers animal hospital in Los Angeles. After receiving her...

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Randall Cannon, D.V.M.

Orlando, Florida Since graduating from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine with honors, Dr. Cannon has devoted over 22 years toward animal care in his private practice and almost a...

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Annie Harvilicz, D.V.M.

Los Angeles, California A graduate of the Virginia Tech School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Harvilicz is the Chief Medical Officer of the veterinary hospital Animal Wellness Centers in Los...

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Elizabeth Hassinger, D.V.M.

Exeter, Rhode Island After graduating from Tufts Veterinary school in 1989, Dr. Hassinger completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery. In 1997 she founded the Wolf...

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Matt Holland, D.V.M.

Washington, D.C. Dr. Holland graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine and is currently an AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of...

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Dr Jim Keen, D.V.M., Ph.D

Hastings, Nebraska Graduating with his veterinary medicine degree and doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Keen has 30 years of experience...

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Sarah LaMere, D.V.M., Ph.D

San Diego, California Having earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and her Ph.D. from The Scripps Research Institute, Dr. LaMere is an...

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Dr Armaiti May, D.V.M.

Los Angeles, California Dr. May obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in June 2005, before spending 20 months...

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Avenelle Turner, D.V.M., Dip ACVIM

Marina Del Rey, California Dr. Turner is a Colorado native and is a graduate of Colorado State University. She has 20 years of experience in the veterinary field and is a Diplomate of the...

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