Liz Bales, VMD

Liz Bales, VMD

Veterinarian

Dr. Liz Bales is a graduate of Middlebury College and The University of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She focuses on unique behavioral and wellness needs of cats. 

Dr. Bales is a writer, speaker and featured expert in all things cat around the globe, including multiple appearances on Fox and Friends, ABC News, Cheddar, QVC, Sirius xm, NPR’s How I Built This and more. In print, Dr. Bales is a regular contributor to PetMD, Chewy.com, Modern Cat Magazine, and Fear Free Happy Homes. Dr. Bales serves on the advisory boards at The  University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Cat Friendly Practice, Fear Free, Vet Candy, The Human Animal Bond Association and The Pet Professionals Guild. 

She is the founder of Doc and Phoebe’s Cat Company, and the inventor of The Hunting Feeder for cats. Dr. Bales launched The Hunting Feeder with a successful kickstarter campaign, joined the Philadelphia 76ers Innovation Lab for two years and licensed the brand to global manufacturing and distribution company Ethical Products, where she is the spokesperson, product developer and marketing designer for the brand, landing her a spot on Women & Wealth Magazine features 19 women to watch. She has just launched V2 of The Hunting Feeder and plans to launch 5 revolutionary new products in 2020. 

Education & Training

  • Middlebury College, BA 1995
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine 2000

Activities & Honors

  • Alumni Commencement Speaker University Of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine 2020
  • 19 Women to Watch Women & Wealth Magazine 2019

Advisory Boards

  • The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Cat Friendly Practice
  • Fear Free
  • Vet Candy
  • The Human Animal Bond Association
  • The Pet Professionals Guild

Inventor of international award winning The Hunting Feeder for cats. Dr. Bales launched The Hunting Feeder with a successful kickstarter campaign.

Inaugural member of Philadelphia 76ers Innovation Lab 

Professional Memberships

  • AVMA
  • PVMA
  • PPG
  • HABA

Recent Articles

What to Feed a Cat for Weight Gain

What to Feed a Cat for Weight Gain

Liz Bales, VMD
May 28, 2020
What’s the Average Healthy Cat Weight?

What’s the Average Healthy Cat Weight?

Liz Bales, VMD
Jun 12, 2020