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Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP

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Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP, is one of the few board-certified feline specialists in the nation, having practiced medicine for more than 25 years. Weigner graduated in 1982 from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1987, he established The Cat Doctor in Atlanta, the first feline specialty practice in the southeastern United States, which became accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association in 1991.

In 1995, Weigner became the first veterinarian to become board-certified in feline practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He served as president of the Academy of Feline Medicine in 2002 and as board director of the American Association of Feline Practitioners for several terms.

Weigner is the author of numerous scientific and consumer articles and is sought after as an expert in feline medicine by such organizations as CNN, the Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. He is dedicated to educating the public about feline issues and frequently appears in consumer magazine, newspaper, radio, television, and Internet publications.

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