Press release: DOGTV
David Haworth, DVM, Ph.D., has joined the DOGTV board of directors. He is a highly sought-after adviser and consultant to some of the largest and smallest organizations in the animal health and wellness space. He serves on numerous boards and in various capacities at several small and mid-sized organizations, including FearFree, Tgen, the Phoenix Zoo and the Human-Animal Bond Research Institute.
A former president of PetSmart Charities in the U.S. and Canada, Dr. Haworth managed the largest independent nonprofit, strategic grant-making organization in animal welfare. PetSmart Charities has helped more than 8 million pets find their forever homes, and in 2018 provided more than $43 million in grants to organizations throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Haworth is also the former president and CEO at Morris Animal Foundation, providing millions of dollars in grants for veterinary medical research.
Prior to his work in nonprofits, he served in multiple positions at Pfizer Animal Health (now Zoetis Inc.), the largest producer of veterinary pharmaceuticals and vaccines in the world, ending as the director of global alliances within the business development group and before that a director in Pfizer Animal Health’s Research & Development division. Prior to joining Pfizer Animal Health, he was an associate veterinarian at a small animal and emergency clinic in Washington State.
Dr. Haworth received his doctor of veterinary medicine and doctorate of philosophy from Colorado State University. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Colorado State University’s Animal Cancer Center. He has two adult children and splits his time between Phoenix, Arizona, and Bozeman, Montana, with his wife of 27 years and their Golden Retriever, Bridger.
“We are excited to have David join our team,” said Gilad Neumann, CEO for DOGTV. “With his many years of experience in the animal health industry, we know he will be a huge asset to the continuing growth of DOGTV.”