Dr. Berney Pukay
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Dr. Berney Pukay is a well-known and highly-respected veterinarian who, until recently, was the President and CEO of the Alta Vista Animal Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, one of the largest small animal practices in Canada.
Dr. Pukay has been active within the veterinary profession for almost 40 years and brings with him a knowledge and understanding of both veterinary medicine and the veterinary community. He is co-founder, past-president and Honourary Life Member of the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology. He was actively involved in clinical research, lectured extensively worldwide, and was published in several veterinary journals.
He was Executive Producer and Host of the popular television series, PET CONNECTION, a series of 65 one-half hour television shows on pet care, televised in the United States, Canada and around the world on The Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. He also hosted a phone-in radio broadcast on pet care advice for CBC Radio Noon for more than 25 years and continues to write a pet care column for the Ottawa Citizen for well over 35 years.
Dr. Pukay was the recipient of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Veterinarian of The Year Award in 1986, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Public Relations Award in1995, and the Canadian Animal Health Institute Leadership Award in 2006.