the Healthy Pet Advisory Council
PetSmart is dedicated to developing the most complete nutrition and wellness solutions for your pet. That’s why we’ve created the Healthy Pet Advisory Council™, selected from some of the best and brightest veterinarians, researchers, and pet nutritionists.
The council is committed to providing nutritional education and guidance to the PetSmart team and to helping pet parents make informed choices for their pet’s individual needs.
Our External Experts
Dr. Randall Johnson has over 40 years of industry and academic experience as a consultant to the pet food, livestock feed and aquaculture industries.
Angela Witzel Rollins
Dr. Angela Witzel Rollins is a Diplomate and former President of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. She is currently President-Elect of the American...
Kelly S. Swanson
Dr. Kelly Swanson is the Kraft Heinz Company Endowed Professor in Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Angele Thompson’s over 37 years of experience in regulatory compliance, nutrition & product development for companion animals. She has consulted...
Dr. Joseph Wakshlag currently serves as Dr. Joseph Wakshlag currently serves as Professor, Sections of Clinical Nutrition and Sports Medicine ...
Our PetSmart Team
Amy Schauwecker is PetSmart’s Director of Product Development for Consumables.
Before PetSmart, Schauwecker...
Paul Hunt is the Senior Vice President of Sourcing, Product Development and Branding at PetSmart. He oversees the full lifecycle of development as...
Dr. Jennifer Freeman is the Veterinarian for Services at PetSmart where she consults on pet safety issues provided by...
Patty McCormick has been working in Quality Assurance and Food Safety for the past 34 years.
She began her career with...