Dr. Jack's Healthy Pet Gazette
Jack Walkenhorst, DVM, Diplomate Emeritus, ABVPBoard of Directors, Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati
With more than thirty-five years of veterinary experience, Dr. Jack Walkenhorst has extensive experience in caring for the health of animals. Specializing in canine and feline practice, Dr. Walkenhorst leverages his comprehensive knowledge and expertise to improve the lives of both pets and pet owners.
Dr. Walkenhorst began his career by founding an American Animal Hospital Association accredited animal hospital in Zanesville, Ohio, where he served for sixteen years. He then practiced veterinary medicine in Blue Hill, Maine and was Chief-of-Staff at the Warwick Animal Hospital, a large 24/7 Emergency/Referral Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island. He later returned to his hometown of Cincinnati and co-founded Advanced Veterinary Imaging, a company that operated a CT scanning facility for pets. Dr. Walkenhorst served as Regional Medical Director for VCA Animal Hospitals from 2004-2013.
Dr. Walkenhorst has not only spent his life treating animals, but also supporting causes that benefit them. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association since 2005, and joined the Board of Directors of Pets-In-Need of Greater Cincinnati in 2016. As a Board member at Pets In Need, Dr. Walkenhorst works regularly in the clinic and publishes a monthly blog, sharing his expertise with clients and supporters.
Dr. Walkenhorst completed his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Walkenhorst obtained diplomate status in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners by meeting the ABVP’s rigorous education and training standards. He lives in Lebanon with his two cats, Verbal and Django (aka Mr. Itchy Whiskers).