Anna Kate Shoveller, Ph.D.
Champion Petfoods chair in canine and feline nutrition, physiology and metabolism, Department of Animal Sciences
University of Guelph
Open science: The state and future of pet food industry research
Collaborating to support the pet food industry: The need for transparent discourse and a path forward — Anna Kate Shoveller, Ph.D., Champion Petfoods chair in canine and feline nutrition, physiology and metabolism, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Guelph; Daniel Schulof, author, “Dogs, Dog Food, and Dogma”; and Adronie Verbrugghe, DVM, Ph.D., EBVS specialist in veterinary and comparative nutrition, Royal Canin Veterinary Diets endowed chair in canine and feline clinical nutrition, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, present a call to action for open discourse in the pet food industry and an honest scientific debate with the sole desire to understand complex problems and paths to multiple solutions. Learn about how to support this effort with industry-government-academic collaboration.
Shoveller is a skilled and dynamic technical leader with broad scientific and business experience in the pet products industry. She collaborates globally with scientists and works with industry with the objective to continue to build our knowledge to maximize the health and well-being of our pets and by association, to improve the lives of the humans who share their lives with pets. Her lab focuses on amino acid, protein, and energy metabolism and the use of methodologies that produce real-time data to answer nutrition and physiology related questions.