Dr. Carin Smith, President of Smith Veterinary Consulting, works to help veterinarians and their teams create successful lives and careers. She is a consultant, speaker, trainer, and author who gained experience in both large and small animal practice before devoting her time to writing and consulting. In 2010 she received the Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Women Veterinarians. Dr. Smith is a nationally-recognized, award-winning author of hundreds of articles and many books. Dr. Smith also acts as a facilitator for groups and associations that wish to create or update their strategic plans, or to create policy, standards, or guidelines. She is able to help teams from project initiation through publication of their final results. Read what others have to say here.
Involvement in her community and professional associations is important to Dr. Smith. She is a leader of the Wenatchee WA group “Wenatchee Valley Friends Improving Dog Opportunities,” which is creating a network of public, no-fee off-leash areas in Central Washington.
Dr. Smith received her DVM degree from Oregon State and Washington State Universities in 1984. Her private practice experience includes large animal (dairy, beef, equine), small animal (feline, emergency, and general) and mixed practices.