In today’s episode of Blunt Dissection, Dr. Dave Nicol is joined by America’s Veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker. He is the founder of Fear Free, which works to prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets by inspiring and educating the people who care for them.
Dr. Becker was the resident veterinary contributor on ‘Good Morning America’ for 17 years and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of American Humane. He is also the organization’s Chief Veterinary Correspondent, a founding member of Core Team Oz for ‘The Dr. Oz Show,’ and a member of the Dr. Oz Medical Advisory Panel. His special fondness for older pets has led him to a spot on the Advisory Board of The Grey Muzzle Organization, which is dedicated to helping homeless senior dogs.
He has written 23 books that have sold almost eight million copies, including three New York Times best-sellers. He also writes the weekly nationally syndicated newspaper feature Pet Connection with his writing partner, Kim Campbell Thornton.
Get strapped in as Dr. Dave goes onto the journey that is Dr. Becker’s multifaceted life as a husband, father, author, scholar, film buff, gun collector, and, of course, renowned vet. He reflects on the evolution of the industry, why today is the best time to get into the veterinary profession, and the skills that aspiring vets need to master in order to become financially and emotionally wealthy.
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