Dr. Jeff Werber is an Emmy award winning, nationally renowned veterinarian and former president of the Association of Veterinary Communicators. He also serves on the advisory boards of Veterinary Economics magazine, Wags and Walks Pet Rescue, Eloise Rescue, and is a Co-Founder of the LiveDVM Telemedicine/Telehealth Company.
Werber began his media career in 1987 as a segment contributor on Hour Magazine, then became the resident veterinarian for ABC’s Home Show for five years. In 1996 he hosted his own show, Petcetera, on Discovery’s Animal Planet Channel for which he was nominated for a Cable ACE Award, and last year served as the host of Lassie’s Pet Vet, which aired nationally on PBS.
In September of 1997, Werber became the pet expert for CBS News in Los Angeles, where he was awarded an Emmy for his pet health reporting. During this time he was also the veterinary correspondent for The Early Show on CBS and a contributor to two other shows, Great Day America and The Parenting Table. He is currently a frequent contributor to CNN, E! Entertainment, The Rachael Ray Show, the Dr. Oz Show, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, and most recently Good Morning America.
Dr. Jeff co-founded the “jeffwerberpets” line of pet products in 2001, and then served as a consultant and “face” of the Pro-Sense line of products in 2011.
He is a frequent lecturer at many of the nation’s top veterinary conferences, and is a contributor for Veterinary Economics magazine. In his spare time he’s also a spokesperson for a few National Pharmaceutical companies, and is a host and segment writer for the Pet Care Television Network and for “Ask the Vets with Dr. Jeff,” his weekly syndicated radio show on iHeart’s PetLife Radio.
“Dr. Jeff” has been a practicing veterinarian for 34 years. He is the owner and founder of the prestigious, AAHA certified, Century Veterinary Group in Los Angeles, CA, a Veterinary Economics Merit Design Award winning hospital.
Werber is a 1972 graduate of Beverly Hills High, a 1976 graduate of U.C. Berkeley, and earned his veterinary degree at the University of California-Davis in 1984. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife, has 3 grown children, 2 grandchildren, and an ever-growing family of pets (11 at last count).