Dr. Becker, “America’s Veterinarian,” is the popular veterinary contributor to ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America,” the resident veterinarian on “The Dr. Oz Show” and the spokesman for Vetstreet, where he writes a daily feature. He is a frequent guest of national media and has served as a consultant to or veterinary spokesman for top animal health companies. He has been a contributor to Parade magazine and is the pet-care expert for the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and Universal Uclick. He is also the host of “The Pet Doctor,” which can be seen regularly on PBS stations.
Dr. Becker’s most recent best-selling book is “Your Dog: The Owner’s Manual: Hundreds of Secrets, Surprises, and Solutions for Raising a Happy, Healthy Dog,” published by Grand Central Life & Style and released April 2011. The companion book, “Your Cat: The Owner’s Manual,” will be released in spring of 2012. Dr. Becker co-authored the fastest-selling pet book in history, “Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul.” He is either sole author or co-author of other top-selling books, including “The Healing Power of Pets” and “Fitness Unleashed: A Dog and Owner’s Guide to Losing Weight and Gaining Health Together!”
Dr. Becker is an adjunct professor at his alma mater, the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and also at the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine at both Colorado State University and the University of Missouri. Additionally, he has lectured at every veterinary school in the United States, and been named Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year by the Delta Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association. The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has named him the recipient of the 2012 WSAVA Hill’s Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award, to be awarded at the group’s conference in the United Kingdom this April.
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