Dr. KELLY THE VET! Veterinarian Kelly Faubert on bravery, all things pet ownership, her passion for wildlife, the pandemic's effects on our pets, and so much more!
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Dr Kelly Faubert’s passion for wildlife (BSc. Wildlife Management, McGill University, 2003) has brought her to some of the most fascinating corners of the globe. She’s carried out field research in the Canadian High Artic, southern US deserts as well as the Australian bush (University of Melbourne). She further expanded her knowledge and experience by pursuing her BSc. Honores at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she specialized in Wildlife Management and where her field research had her camping amongst wild animals, and shooting tranquilizing darts from helicopters.
Her fascination with animals and her desire to help save them eventually led her to study veterinary medicine at l’Université de Montréal (DVM 2013), with a special focus on wildlife and population health, as well as alternative medicines. She then fine-tuned her skills in emergency medicine and surgery during a rotating internship (Centre Vétérianire Rive Sud, 2014).
Kelly currently practices as a general and emergency medicine veterinarian at one of Canada’s largest veterinary hospitals, Centre Vétérinaire Laval.
Kelly’s other fields of interest include environmental policy, (MSc in Environmental Assessment, McGill University 2008 in conjunction with UNEP). Where through her research, based out of the African Development Bank in Tunisia, she developed tools to help incorporate environmental policy into its microfinance lending. She then worked as an environmental consultant in North and East Africa, assisting intermediary banks incorporate these environmental standards into the development projects they finance.
Kelly is particularly interested in the functional and integrative medicine approaches to animal health, and works this into her practice as well as her volunteer work abroad, most recently with elephants in Laos. She is the creator of the DrKellytheVet, a pet wellness brand of treats, supplements and complimentary life products that’s focus optimizing pet health and wellness. Most importantly, she is a mom to 3 young boys, Casey, Aidan and Brody, a ginger cat named Bentley, and one old fur friend - a 130lb English Mastiff called Dante.
You can connect with Dr. Kelly Faubert:
On Instagram: @drkellythevet
Through her website: www.drkellythevet.com
And buy her incredible pet treats here: https://silverpawdog.com/pages/kelly-the-vet
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