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Meet Drs. Foster & Smith

posted: 05/15/12
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Drs. Foster and Smith.
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Dr. Race Foster and Dr. Marty Smith are proud to join Animal Planet in a partnership dedicated to pet education, offering animal enthusiasts a place to explore, discover, and feed their curiosity.

As co-owners of the nation's leading pet supply catalog, Drs. Foster and Smith are committed to providing pet lovers with quality pet supplies at affordable prices and veterinary advice for the best care possible of their beloved companions.

Since their modest beginnings in the early 1980s operating four veterinary clinics in northern Wisconsin, Drs. Foster and Smith have become the nation's foremost authorities on pet products, earning a strong reputation for the scope of their veterinary expertise on dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, pond life, and small mammals.

Each year the doctors review more than 2,500 new pet products for their award-winning catalog and website, selecting only those offering the highest quality for pet owners. When available offerings do not meet the doctors' high standards, they develop their own alternatives under the Drs. Foster & Smith brand name.

Fulfilling the doctors' commitment to provide pet owners with trustworthy pet care information, every catalog contains as many as 30 articles written by the doctors about the health and care of pets. To this same end, Dr. Foster and Dr. Smith also established and fund the largest and most comprehensive pet information web site on the Internet. Their web site contains more than 2,000 in-depth articles written by the Drs. Foster & Smith veterinary staff. has received numerous awards of excellence and is visited by thousands of pet owners and pet professionals every day from all over the world. Many major universities utilize the web site in their teaching and as a resource for student and faculty research.

In addition to contributing a considerable amount of time and resources to the education of pet owners, the doctors support a number of pet causes and charitable pet organizations, and are particularly involved in providing products and funds to Disaster Relief organizations to assist pets and their owners in times of tragedy. They also helped establish the largest Pet Rescue and Adoption agency in northern Wisconsin, donating land and serving as the agency's first administrators. Both Dr. Foster and Dr. Smith frequently donate their expertise to help rescued pets.

After exploring the Animal Planet Pet Health Centers, Drs. Foster and Smith encourage you to visit,, or to request a FREE catalog specific to your pet(s).

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