Dr. Ernie Ward, DVM
Veterinarian, author and media personality
Dr. Ward is a 1992 graduate of the University of Georgia, founder of The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention and author of “Chow Hounds: Why Our Dogs Are Getting Fatter—A Vet’s Plan to Save Their Lives.” He has authored over 100 veterinary journal articles, texts, and training videos. He is a popular lecturer and media personality and has been a spokesman for the profession on the “Rachael Ray Show,” Animal Planet, CNN, “NBC Nightly News,” “Today,” “Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” and more. He has been awarded “Speaker of the Year” honors from both the North American Veterinary Conference and Western Veterinary Conference.