Our Experts

Did you know that 100% of Pet Health Network's medical content is veterinarian-approved? In fact, in addition to our many talented veterinary writers, the Pet Health Network team has a dedicated review board of veterinarians who help ensure that our content meets the highest standards in education for pet parents. Check out the team below, including our fabulous veterinarian writers, veterinary review board members, lifestyle and news contributors and more!

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Dr. Melissa Beall, DVM, PhD
Melissa has more than 12 years of experience in the veterinary industry and is a Medical Affairs Marking Manager at IDEXX as well as a founding member of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Jason Carr, Pet Health Network Editor-in-Chief
Jason has over 6 years of experience in the pet health industry and is managing editor of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Lisa Brenner, Lifestyle Contributor
Lisa has more than 5 years of experience in the pet industry and works in Employee Communications at IDEXX as well as a valued member of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team since 2015.
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Matt Henry, Lifestyle Contributor
Matt has more than 3 years of experience in the pet health industry and is a lifestyle contributor to IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Tori Houle, Lifestyle Contributor and Junior Editor
Tori has more than 2 years of experience in the pet health industry and is junior editor of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Mariah Cropley, Lifestyle Contributor
Mariah is an intern of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Monica Couvillion, Lifestyle Contributor
Monica was a summer intern of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team in 2014.
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Tim Donovan, Lifestyle Contributor
Tim is a freelance blogger of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, MS
Sophia had several years of experience as a veterinarian, applied animal behaviorist and author. She was also a founding member of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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Dr. Laurie Hess, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian Practice)
Laurie has more than 15 years of experience in the veterinary industry and is a board-certified bird specialist and exotic animal veterinarian as well as a founding member of IDEXX’s Pet Health Network team.
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