Sandy Robins

Sandy Robins

Sandy is a well-known pet lifestyle expert and writer with a monthly column in Catster Magazine and is also a regular contributor to many other national magazines and websites. She’s the author of three cat books, Fabulous Felines: Health and Beauty Secrets for the Pampered Cat, For The Love of Cats and The Original Cat Bible with a fourth book currently in the works. In addition to her writing, Sandy is a popular pet industry spokesperson and works in both radio and TV. Sandy writes from Los Angeles, California. You can learn more about her work at SandyRobinsOnline.com. Please like her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter.

Dr. Tony Johnson

Dr. Tony Johnson

Dr. Tony, as he is known, is a practicing veterinarian and a known personality on the Pet Health Central Facebook page, where he interacts with pet owners to answer their veterinary questions. For the Pet Health Central Blog, he writes on a variety of health-related topics from his perspective as an ER veterinarian and associate professor of veterinary medicine at a major university. Dr. Tony writes from Indianapolis, Indiana.

Barbara Masi

Barbara Masi

Barbara writes about her experiences as an advocate for and leader in the pet rescue community. As a community officer for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, she works with her canine partners, two rescued Greyhounds, to teach animal kindness to children and teens through local schools. She is also an avid volunteer with Greyhound Rescue, helping retired racing dogs find loving homes. In addition, she recently started to work with Service Dogs 4 Servicemen, a group that trains rescued dogs to become service animals for recently-returned veterans who need them to help with physical or emotional healing. Barbara writes from Palm Beach, Florida.

Jill Bertsch

Jill Bertsch

Jill is a long-time volunteer with Midland Pet Therapy, which is registered with the national Therapy Dogs, Inc., organization. They provide pet therapy to a wide range of nursing homes, assisted living complexes, hospitals, rehabilitation programs and other organizations. Jill shares stories of how these wonderful therapy pets and their owners bring joy and hope to the people they visit.

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

From time to time, Pet Health Central will feature a guest blogger to share their insightful story. Guest bloggers will be writing from all around the world.

Melissa Rice

Melissa Rice

Prior to being the graphics traffic coordinator in Perrigo Animal Health’s busy creative department, Melissa was a multiple award-winning journalist for a county newspaper. Over the years, she covered dozens of animal-related stories and wrote personal columns, often featuring her pets. Her fur kids include Sammy, Sadie and Pepper, three rescue dogs of indeterminate parentage, and BK, a 21-pound tabby cat. Melissa writes from Omaha, Neb., but calls Blair home.

Larissa Blick

Larissa Blick

Larissa is a trade marketing manager at Perrigo Animal Health and writes about all things pet. An enthusiastic animal lover, Larissa grew up with cats, dogs and horses during her time in Toronto, Connecticut, Virginia and South Carolina. Larissa is a doting pet parent to her 100-pound “lap dog” named Chase, a black lab, and Sammy, a lovable pit bull mix. Larissa writes from Omaha, Neb.

Megan Blake and Super Smiley

Megan Blake and Super Smiley

Megan Blake, The Pet Lifestyle Coach®, is the Host and Pet Expert from Emmy winning "Animal Attractions TV!” She and her shelter dog, Super Smiley, host "A Super Smiley Adventure" on Pet Life Radio, the largest pet radio network in the world! A CCPDT dog trainer and Pet Travel Expert, Megan has traveled over 200,000 miles with pets and is a sought after expert in the media. She and Super Smiley are a Therapy Dog Team, an Animal Assisted Crisis Response Team, and Super Smiley is the Official Ambassador of Kindness for State Farm! Together they share messages of pet adoption and kindness through their whimsical award-winning Dogumentaries and Kindness Programs. Megan and Super Smiley write from Malibu, California. www.MeganBlakeOfficial.com

Alex Janky

Alex Janky

Alex is the interactive marketing coordinator at Perrigo Animal Health, where she works with fans on many social media platforms by sharing pet care tips and responding to their product questions and comments. She has a spoiled fur sister, a 4-year-old Snorkie pup named Zoey, and plans to adopt a dog of her own once she has a yard for her fur baby to play. Alex writes from Omaha, Neb.

Dr. Elisa Salas

Dr. Elisa Salas

Dr. Elisa is a graduate of Cornell University where she received her veterinary degree. She practiced in both mixed animal and small animal practice for a number of years before pursuing her residency in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. At that time, she found a passion for teaching that she uses to this day and her work at Perrigo Animal Health. She's a consultant on the Clinical and Anatomic Pathology boards at the Veterinary Information Network. Dr. Elisa also volunteers at the Henry Doorly Zoo where she teaches at the Zoo Academy. She's a pet parent to two cats, Piper and Beaker who she calls her Halloween cats as they're orange and black. Elisa writes from Omaha, Neb.