BVETMED, MRCVS, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Just Food For Dogs
Dr. Oscar E. Chavez is a veterinarian and business executive with a progressive career founded upon a solid committed to pet advocacy, integrity, education, and sound veterinary principles. Currently, he is the Chief Medical Officer and founding executive at JustFoodForDogs LLC, whose daily mission is to help as many pets as possible live longer, healthier lives through proven, balanced, whole food diets. Dr. Chavez graduated in 2006 from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, and started his career with Banfield, the world's largest veterinary practice, where he became Chief of Staff. In 2009, he joined the faculty of the Animal and Veterinary Science department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. There, he was Director of the Animal Health Science veterinary technician program from 2010 – 2013, and remains an adjunct faculty and researcher, and professor of veterinary clinical nutrition. Additionally, he served as a member of the Multidisciplinary Committee and the Registered Veterinary Technician Committee for the California State Veterinary Medical Board. In 2012, Dr. Chavez completed a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of California at Irvine.