Dr Athena Gaffud DVM

Dr. Athena Angela Gaffud, DVM

Dr. Gaffud is a board-certified veterinarian based in the Philippines. She graduated as top 10 of the DVM class 2011 of the University of the Philippines Los Baños. In addition to supporting Not A Bully’s editorial standards, Dr. Gaffud is a prominent author on Veterinarians.org as well. 


Dr. Gaffud has a broad base of experience in both hands-on clinical work and telemedicine. Dr. Gaffud owns her own small business in the Philippines where she provides veterinary care to a wide range of furry patients. 

Internationally, Dr. Gaffud is a well-known editor, writer, and veterinary fact-checker. She’s supported major publications like the Smithsonian Magazine, The Scotsman, and of course Not A Bully. 

Today, Dr. Gaffud stays quite busy between her work helping pet parents around the world and her clinical work locally. 

Education & Certifications

University of the Philippines, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2004- 2011

Additionally, Dr. Gaffud finished in the top 10 in the class and became board-certified in 2011.


Articles Reviewed By Dr. Athena Gaffud

Check out the latest articles fact checked and reviewed by veterinarian Athena Gaffud.