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Dr. Nancy Kay graduated from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her residency training in small animal medicine at the University of California, Davis. Today, Dr. Kay is a specialist in small animal internal medicine at Upstate Veterinary Specialists, with offices in Asheville, N.C., and Greenville, S.C.
Since the publication of her book, Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life, Dr. Kay has lectured and written extensively about medical advocacy. Dr. Kay is the author of the Speaking for Spot blog, and she has been a guest on National Public Radio's Fresh Air With Terry Gross. Her latest book is Your Dog's Best Health: a Dozen Reasonable Things to Expect From Your Vet.
In 2009, the American Animal Hospital Association selected Dr. Kay to receive the annual Animal Welfare and Humane Ethics Award, which is presented to an individual who has advanced animal welfare through extraordinary service or by furthering humane principles, education and understanding. The American Veterinary Medical Association recognized Dr. Kay as the 2011 recipient of the Leo Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award, honoring a veterinarian whose work exemplifies and promotes the human-animal bond.
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