Jean Dodds

W. Jean Dodds, DVM has spent 5 decades as a clinical research veterinarian. From 1965-1986, she was a member of many national and international committees on hematology, animal models of human disease, veterinary medicine, and laboratory animal science. Dr. Dodds was a grantee of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH) and has over 150 research publications.

She started Hemopet in 1986, the first non-profit national animal blood bank. Today, Hemopet offers a wide range of range of nonprofit services and educational activities (www.hemopet.org). She is also Co-Trustee of the Rabies Challenge Fund, a non-profit project to assess the duration of immunity and safety of current rabies vaccines for animals (www.rabieschallengefund.org).

She actively participates in the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) and the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation. She has written 2 popular award-winning pet health books together with Diana Laverdure; and holds 25 patents.