Veterinary Advisors

Ruthanne_MacPeteDr. Ruthanne MacPete, DVM

Dr. MacPete graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and earned her veterinary degree from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a practicing veterinarian, consultant, media correspondent, speaker, and writer. As a veterinary consultant, she has worked with organizations such as Partners For Healthy Pets and the Companion Animal Parasite Council developing educational campaigns directed to veterinarians and pet parents. Dr. MacPete has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including frequent appearances on the Emmy Award-winning show The Doctors and a recent appearance on GMA-Live! She has lectured at national conferences such as NAVC, CVC, and IIMC. Dr. MacPete was also a regular contributor for Cat Fancy Magazine and is currently a featured blogger for Pet Health Network.

Author photo JLEEDr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC

VETgirl, LLC.

Dr. Justine Lee is the CEO and founder of VETgirl, a subscription-based podcast & webinar service providing RACE-approved, online veterinary continuing education (CE). Formerly, she was on faculty at University of Minnesota and the Associate Director of an Animal Poison Control Center. Dr. Lee trained at Cornell University, Angell, and University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lee has been published in numerous veterinary journals including JAVMA, JAAHA, JVIM, and JVECC. She has authored several veterinary textbooks and book chapters, along with two humorous pet reference books. Dr. Lee is board-certified in both emergency/critical care and toxicology, and lectures throughout the world. She is passionate about providing clinically relevant CE, and was the Speaker of the Year at NAVC in 2011, 2015 and 2016. More information can be found at and