Dr. Doug Aspros

Douglas Aspros, DVM


Chief Veterinary Officer & Medical Advisory Board Chair


Doug joined the VPP team in 2015 to help develop the promise of co-ownership into a transformational reality for the profession.

With his extensive experience as a clinician and practice owner and strong relationships in the wider veterinary community, he worked to improve many aspects of our partnerships and practices, focused on clinician development, leadership training, and building our veterinary community.

Dr. Aspros served as the 150th president of the AVMA, the largest member organization in veterinary medicine. o He worked to make AVMA more engaging for the new generations entering the profession, responsive to their needs and reflective of those of a changing society.

Among other roles in the profession, Doug chaired the AVMA Council on Education, served as a trustee of the AVMA-PLIT, was appointed a member of the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, and currently chairs the New York State Board for Veterinary Medicine.

A graduate of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Doug and his wife split their time between the NY Metro area and Tucson, AZ, and are the proud pet parents of a Norfolk Terrier, an African Grey Parrot, and one awesome cat.