About Terrier Owner

At the Terrier Owner blog, our authors all share one key trait – first hand knowledge and experience with terriers.

All blog posts are written by real terrier owners or veterinary professionals.

We believe that by combining the perspectives of experienced terrier lovers and professional veterinary experts, we can provide the best possible advice to owners new and old on properly caring for their dogs.

Learn more about our authors below.

Terrier Owners

Josh Martin

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Josh Martin is the creator of the Terrier Owner blog and the Terrier Owner YouTube Channel.

He created this site specifically due to his journey with his female Jack Russell Terrier named Luna.

He figured that if he had thousands of questions that came to mind during the adoption, after the adoption, and about every day since, others must have the same questions as well.

Hence, Terrier Owner was born.

This website is designed to be a community of individuals learning and diving deeper into their relationships with their pets and families.

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Kevin William

Murphy

Kevin William grew up with a female West Highland White Terrier named Murphy who lived to be 16 years old.

He currently owns a rescue dog named Lily, who is a Labrabull – part Labrador Retriever and part American Pit Bull Terrier.

You can see the results of Lily’s DNA test here.

Combined, Kevin has almost three decades of experience as a terrier owner.

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Katherine Alexander

Katherine Alexander

Katherine is a freelance writer and long-time terrier owner based in Tennessee. She has owned three Boston Terriers over the last 18 years and currently shares her home with her best friend – a spirited 3 year old Boston named Oona.

When she’s not writing or playing fetch with her dogs, Katherine enjoys learning about the latest trends in the terrier world and connecting with fellow terrier owners.

With nearly two decades of Boston Terrier experience under her collar, she brings a wealth of knowledge about the breed to her writing.

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Veterinary Professionals

Dr. Sara Ochoa, DVM

Dr Sara Ochoa DVM

Dr. Sara Ochoa graduated from St. George’s University Veterinary School in 2015 and has been practicing small and exotic animal medicine in Texas ever since. When she’s not caring for her furry patients, you can find her at home enjoying time with her two dogs.

Dr. Ochoa’s passion for veterinary medicine began long before vet school. She started working in the field as a kennel assistant, then quickly advanced to roles as a veterinary assistant and technician. Those experiences solidified her calling to become a veterinarian and care for animals.

With years of hands-on animal care under her belt before she even attended vet school, Dr. Ochoa brings a well-rounded perspective and devotion to medicine to her current small and exotic animal practice. Caring for cherished pets is not just a career for Dr. Ochoa but a calling rooted in experience from the ground up.

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Dr. Shahzaib Wahid, DVM

Dr. Wahid Shahzaib DVM

Dr. Shahzaib Wahid brings his passion for animal care and pet owner education to his role as Associate Veterinarian at an animal clinic in Islamabad, Pakistan. With a degree in Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Wahid enjoys using his experience to advise pet owners on keeping their furry friends happy and healthy.

As an associate veterinarian, Dr. Wahid diagnoses and treats routine cases related to pet health and wellbeing. He provides clients with consultations on pet nutrition and behavioral training. Additionally, he performs minor surgeries and assists on more complex operations at his clinic.

With his background working hands-on with animal patients and developing tailored care plans, Dr. Wahid gives pet owners the information they need to make the best decisions for the animals they love.

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Dr. Majid Tanveer, DVM

Dr. Majid Tanveer DVM

Dr. Majid Tanveer brings extensive experience in veterinary medicine and animal welfare to his writing. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Islamia University in Pakistan, where he currently resides.

As a licensed veterinarian, Dr. Tanveer works as a senior vet in Pakistan, allowing him to pursue his passion for helping animals on a daily basis. He also shares his home with his beloved Boston Terrier named Oscar.

Between his university training, professional work caring for animals, and life at home with his own terrier companion, Dr. Tanveer offers in-depth knowledge and devotion to animal wellbeing in his writing.

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