Catherine O’Driscoll is the founder of Canine Health Concern, a non-profit animal welfare organisation that spearheads research into the causes of health and ill health in our canine friends. Catherine has been at the forefront of the natural rearing movement since its emergence in the early 90s, promoting complementary therapies and biologically appropriate food for dogs, and researching and sharing the science to reduce vaccine load and vaccine-associated disease in dogs. The aim of Canine Health Concern is to help people to raise dogs who live long and healthy lives.
Catherine is the author of the seminal best-selling books, ‘What Vets Don’t Tell You About Vaccines’, and ‘Shock to the System’, and the award-winning DVD ‘In Search of the Truth About Dogs’. She is also the author of ‘The Golden Retriever Companion, a Chronicle of Joy’, and 'The Animals' Agenda', together with her latest books 'The Tip of the Needle' and 'The Real Epidemic'.
Catherine has lectured on canine health throughout Europe and North America, and has taught Animal Communicating and Emotional Freedom Technique to dog lovers throughout the UK, Europe and Canada. Among others, Catherine writes for Dogs Naturally Magazine in North America, and her articles have featured in most of the dog titles in the UK, and in many dog journals worldwide. In 1998, a prime-time documentary featured Catherine’s work – the World in Action ‘Fatal Affection’.