Dr. Justin Shmalberg is one of the world’s foremost experts in veterinary nutrition.



A board-certified specialist in both the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) and in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR), Shmalberg is also a Clinical Associate Professor and Chief of Integrative Medicine Service at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

Before becoming a vet, he founded one of the first natural pet supply retailers in the Midwest, and went on to earn his veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Today, he’s a frequent lecturer and instructor on integrative veterinary medicine, and publishes scientific articles on a variety of related topics with the goal of providing evidence-based approaches to this increasingly popular field. He’s completed several years of advanced nutrition and integrative medicine training at the University of Florida, where he now serves as a faculty member.

He also spends time treating animals, conducting and publishing research on pet nutrition, consulting with companies that share his mission and philosophy, and educating the veterinarians of the future.


More About Dr. Shmalberg


In Dr. Shmalberg’s view, feeding pets well is the best strategy for preventing chronic diseases—a philosophy that sparked his passion for veterinary nutrition.

The Latest in Pet Nutrition


Whether you’re considering a gluten-free diet for your dog or looking for details on how nutrition can impact dog diabetes, you can browse helpful articles from Dr. Shmalberg right here.

Advisory Work


Dr. Shmalberg partners with NomNomNow and a few other select companies that are changing the face of animal care and broadening access to innovations in integrative veterinary medicine.


Dr. Justin Shmalberg is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida.

Dr. Shmalberg currently offers consultations for pets needing nutrition, acupuncture, rehabilitative care, hyperbaric oxygen, or other related areas of integrative veterinary medicine through Small Animal Hospital at the University of Florida.