About Dr. Karen Becker, DVM

Proactive Wellness and Integrative Veterinarian

Dr. Karen Shaw Becker is the most followed veterinarian in the world, and for good reason: she believes in a deliberate, common sense approach to creating and maintaining vibrant health in companion animals. Dr. Becker advocates a functional medicine approach for re-establishing well-being in ill pets, choosing species-appropriate whole food nutrition and lifestyle medicine as the primary modes of recovery.

When managing chronic disease, Dr. Becker incorporates pharmaceutical interventions last. Millions of pet lovers around the world have embraced Dr. Becker’s refreshing, purposeful approach to creating (or restoring) well-being. Her “Longevity Junkies” movement is growing exponentially, as pet lovers experience first-hand the incredible benefits of intentionally creating health.

Dr. Becker opened the first proactive animal hospital, exotic animal hospital and rehabilitation and pain management center in the U.S. over 20 years ago. She has spent her career as a small animal clinician and wellness consultant for a variety of health-focused companies and organizations. This is her 35th year as a federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator. She writes and lectures extensively and is the first veterinarian to give a TEDx talk on species-appropriate nutrition, a lifelong passion of hers. Dr. Becker finds immense satisfaction in empowering animal guardians to become knowledgeable advocates for their animals.

About Steve Brown

Renowned Dog Nutrition Expert and Creator of Steve’s Real Food for Pets

Steve Brown is a renowned pet food formulator with more than 25 years of experience. He started the first commercial fresh pet food product back in 1998 and has been a mainstay in the market ever since. He is also an advocate for educating pet parents and veterinarians on the importance of optimal pet nutrition.

Steve has published three books on canine nutrition, and has also written articles on pet nutrition to further enrich the knowledge of pet-loving individuals. Through his extensive research, he believes that a whole food diet rich in protein, minerals and antioxidants, as well as moderate fats, is what pets need for optimal health.

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