Christie Keith is a communications strategist and media consultant with an exclusive focus on animal welfare and veterinary medicine.
She and her team can create social media and marketing campaigns, train your staff or volunteers to manage social media channels for your organization or practice, create newsletters, conduct surveys and focus groups, and handle all other aspects of communications designed to make animals' lives better.
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"
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 her Scottish Deerhound, Rawley, and her Greyhounds Val and Stella. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Scottish Deerhound Club of America and a current member, past President of the Northern California Deerhound Club, past Vice-President of the Golden State Deerhound Club, and a member of the Fear-Free Veterinary Advisory Board.
Christie currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance, working to save all the healthy and treatable homeless pets of Michigan.