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Dr. Chad Dodd is a seasoned animal health executive, leader and strategist. With over 20 years of experience in the animal health industry, Dr. Dodd founded and currently serves as the President and CEO of Animatas Consulting LLC. He began his industry experience with Deprenyl Animal Health, subsidiary of Draxis Health, as a clinical research manager working as part of the Anipryl® research team (now Zoetis Animal Health.) 


Dr. Dodd worked for Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive for 13 years, developing new therapeutic foods as well as managing global innovation, commercial sales and marketing teams.  Most recently, he worked for Ceva Animal Health as the Director of Companion Animal Marketing.  Dr. Dodd has published numerous veterinary science publications and holds multiple patents for products intended to improve the health and well being of pets. He currently serves as an advisor to the AVMA, Airnetic Inc and Basepaws LLC 


This diverse animal health background gives Dr. Dodd valuable insight in business development, innovation, product development and commercial trade opportunities. Dr. Dodd is a graduate of the University of Kansas and earned his DVM from Kansas State University.

Chad Dodd, DVM

President & CEO

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