DagnaChelle “Shelly” Adrian
Senior Veterinary Communications Manager, Professional Engagement Team, Nestlé Purina PetCare
Dr Shelly Adrian received her DVM from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She went on to a rigorous one-year private practice internship, mainly focused on Emergency Medicine, at the Pet Emergency & Specialty Center in San Diego, CA. She remained with that clinic for an additional 2 years as an emergency veterinarian. In 2010, she entered general practice in San Diego, and continues to practice in coastal San Diego. Shelly’s areas of interest include nutrition, internal medicine, and emergency medicine. In 2015, Shelly joined Nestle Purina Pet Care as a Veterinary Communications Manager, and was recently named a Senior Veterinary Communications Manager. Her current responsibilities include supporting several veterinary schools as well as providing education on behalf of the veterinary sales team. Shelly resides with her physicist husband in San Diego and has 3 dogs: a 97-pound “houndbeast” named Doc, a 77-pound “greyhound-lookin’ thing” named Nutmeg, and a young “Monkey” golden retriever mix, who she found on Petfinder.com.