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Media Spokespersons & Pet Safety Experts

IMG_7946Dr. Jason Nicholas, BVetMed (Hons)

Pet Health & Safety Expert I Veterinarian I Media Spokesperson I Author

Dr. Nicholas (a.k.a. Dr. J) is considered one of the foremost experts and public speakers on pet health and safety for cats and dogs. His innovative approach to preventive pet health through the 101 Essential Tips Book Series, is acclaimed by both pet owners and veterinarian professionals. 

In addition to being the main contributor to Preventive Vet's website, Dr. Nicholas has been a regular guest on a number of television networks. When Dr. Nicholas is not doing television, The Preventive Vet speaks to industry associations, veterinary practices, animal shelters/rescue organizations, breeders and animal trainers, enabling more of the people who take care of the nation's pets to learn from his unique insights and experiences, and his valuable preventive approach to pet health & safety.

Sookie-38Cathy Madson, MA, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA

Pet Behavior and Training Expert I Certified I Media

Cathy Madson has been training dogs professionally for more than 10 years, coaching hundreds of canines and their pets (people) to live in harmony.  Being a self-professed dog nerd, she focuses on using humane and force free training techniques to tackle everything from basic training to puppy behaviors to canine aggression and anxiety. Cathy is a certified Fear Free professional, a certified professional dog trainer, and a certified canine behavior consultant.Before PV, her biggest audience were the groups of people and pets she was training, but now Cathy is one of our most sought-after guests for local television and radio, with her incredibly practical approach and vibrant personality.

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Media Appearances and Resource Center


Recognizing Separation Anxiety- KING5 New Day NW: Cathy joins Margaret Larson to discuss symptoms and treatment 

Paws & Play with Dr. J Podcast

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