Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien graduated from OVC in 1985 and became a Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in feline practice in 1999. She is the owner of two feline only practices in Hamilton, Ontario, where she continues to be in the trenches as a practitioner and a passionate advocate for the welfare of cats. “Dr. Liz” is the visionary for Cat Healthy, whose mission is to increase the value of cats in communities across Canada. She was recipient of the CVMA Small Animal Practitioner of the Year Award for 2014.