Jennifer Adolphe, Ph.D., R.D.


Nutrition Manager


Petcurean Pet Nutrition

Roundtable discussion:

CBD craze: Update on usage, legality, research in pet food— CBD products are everywhere on the pet scene, but is this substance legal to use in pet food or treats? Is it safe for pets? How much can the CBD pet product market grow? Join experts in these areas to find out if this is just a passing fad or a major category in the making. Specific topics and speakers include Top trends in natural and specialty pet: focus on CBD — Amy Kerr, director of business development, SPINS; Green rush: Making and marketing pet foods and treats with CBD — Emily Lyons, attorney, and Michael Annis, partner, Husch Blackwell; and New research on CBD: safety and efficacy — Joseph Wakshlag, DVM, Ph.D., DACVN, DACVSMR, professor, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Bill Bookout, president of the National Animal Supplement Council, will join the Q&A/discussion segment.

Moderated by Jennifer Adolphe, Ph.D., R.D.


Adolphe graduated with her doctorate in companion animal nutrition from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She has a master’s degree in human nutrition and is a registered dietitian. Adolphe is the recipient of over 20 awards and scholarships for her academic work and has numerous peer-reviewed publications. Her work in the pet food industry has focused on product development, ingredient procurement and nutrition education for consumers. She is currently the nutrition manager at Petcurean Pet Nutrition, a Canadian company committed to offering superior quality pet foods.