Christie Keith is a communications and media consultant with an exclusive focus on animal welfare and veterinary medicine.
Among Christie's current and recent clients are:
The Shelter Pet Project, the first public service campaign promoting an animal welfare cause in the Ad Council's 60-year history
Dr. Marty Becker, author and veterinarian featured on "The Dr. Oz Show" and "Good Morning America"
The Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida
Million Cat Challenge
Dr. Tony Johnson, veterinary critical care specialist
Embrace Pet Insurance
Dr. Patty Khuly, veterinarian and author
As a writer and editor, Christie's work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com, Bark Magazine, and the nationally-syndicated newspaper feature "Pet Connection."
She is the past director of The Pet Care Forum on America Online as well as of the Veterinary Information Network's pet owner website, and was founding editor of VeterinaryPartner.com.
Christie has spoken on marketing, PR, and traditional and new media at a number of animal sheltering conferences including the National No-Kill Conference, Best Friends' No More Homeless Pets, and HSUS Animal Care Expo.
Originally from San Francisco, Christie currently lives in Michigan with Greyhounds Stella and Menolly, and her Silken Windhound Tim. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Scottish Deerhound Club of America, past President of the Northern California Deerhound Club, past Vice-President of the Golden State Deerhound Club, and a member of the Fear FreeSM Veterinary Advisory Board.
Christie currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance, working to save all the healthy and treatable homeless pets of Michigan.