Bellevue, WA, August 23, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Mary Craig, veterinarian and Founder of Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice and At-home Euthanasia LLC, has been named Chairperson of the Pet Partners Board of Directors. Dr. Craig’s veterinary practice, based in Stamford, Connecticut, specializes in care for end-of-life conditions and compassionate in-home euthanasia for beloved family pets.
Dr. Craig was a registered Pet Partners therapy animal team for two years with her dog Guinness, visiting Stamford Hospital. She has served on the Pet Partners Board of Directors since 2010, most recently in the position of Vice Chair. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians. Between 2003—2011, Dr. Craig held several Directorial positions at Pfizer Animal Health (now Zoetis).
As a life-long animal lover, skilled veterinarian, active volunteer and an expert in the field of animal health,
Dr. Craig brings a wealth of talent and leadership skills to the position.
“I am honored and excited to accept the leadership role on the Pet Partners Board of Directors. We are all looking forward to innovative changes and reinforcing our gold standard Therapy Animal Program.”
Dr. Craig obtained both her DVM and MBA at the University of Minnesota. She currently resides in Stamford, CT with her husband, Guinness the Shepherd mix and a cat named Pixel.
About Pet Partners
Pet Partners, established in Portland, Oregon as Delta Society in 1977, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to demonstrating and promoting positive human-animal interactions which improve the physical, emotional and psychological lives of those they serve. Each year, Pet Partners’ nearly 11,000 therapy animal teams visit more than 1 million people across North America. For more information, visit www.petpartners.org.