Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Dr Tim Shu
Dr. Tim Shu is the founder and chief executive officer of Dr. Shu’s Pet Care. Dr. Shu founded the company so pets could safely benefit from the multiple therapeutic uses of cannabis and hemp. By combining his background in veterinary medicine with his expertise in medical cannabis, Dr. Shu formulates Dr. Shu’s Pet Care products to be safe and effective for use in animals.
As chief executive officer, Dr. Shu manages direction and strategy at Dr. Shu’s Pet Care, and oversees research and development, marketing, sales, and support.
His interest in animal health and welfare from an early age led him to Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where he earned his doctorate in veterinary medicine. Prior to founding Dr. Shu’s Pet Care, Dr. Shu practiced emergency, critical care, and general medicine, frequently working with low-income clients to provide optimal healthcare on restricted budgets.
Dr. Shu’s work on cannabis and pets has garnered international attention and has been featured by The Today Show, CNBC, and The New York Times.
Business Development Manager
Charis Fifield is the Business Development Manager at Dr. Shu's Pet Care. Charis seeks new opportunities for growth and partnerships to help spread brand awareness and education. Educating people on the health and well being of animals has been the focus behind all of Charis’s endeavors. She brings creativity, drive and leadership while thriving on challenges; particularly those that help expand the company’s reach.
Prior to joining Dr. Shu's Pet Care, Charis worked in private and corporate veterinary practices as a Hospital Director and Veterinary Nurse for over 25 years. Charis brings her comprehensive knowledge of veterinary medicine and her passion for education, learning, and animals to Dr. Shu's Pet Care in order to bring comfort to all animals through cannabinoid therapy.