Dr Chris Zink is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, a specialty that she helped to establish. She is author and co-editor of the award-winning text, Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, the first veterinary textbook on this topic and of numerous other books on canine sports medicine.
As a competitor, she has put over 100 titles on her dogs in agility, obedience, conformation, tracking, hunt tests, nosework, barn hunts and rally.
Dr Zink was named the 2009 Woman Veterinarian of the Year and her books have won many awards and accolades. She teaches canine sports medicine to veterinarians and physical therapists worldwide and consults with clients on canine sports medicine, designing individual rehabilitation and conditioning programs for canine athletes.