Veterinarian and Author of “Speaking for Spot” To Speak At Colorado State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital May 14

Dr. Nancy Kay, veterinarian and author of "Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life," will speak from noon- 1 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Room 118/120 in the Animal Cancer Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Kay, a staff internist at the Animal Care Center in Rohnert Park, Calif., will speak about how veterinary client expectations are changing. Kay has 20 years of veterinary experience and is a graduate of Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, and a board certified specialist in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Kay founded and facilitates the Animal Care Center Pet Support Group to provide emotional support for people with sick pets. She also writes a canine health care blog on the Speaking for Spot website at

Kay has been published in several professional journals and textbooks, and she lectures professionally to regional and national audiences.

Kay was featured on National Public Radio’s "Fresh Air" on March 19 speaking about her new book.

For more information, call the CSU Argus Institute at (970) 297-4143. The Argus Institute clinic support program is a service offered at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital to provide support to people who are facing challenging decisions surrounding their pet’s healthcare. The Argus Institute and the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital are part of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.