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The VetChef team

The team behind VetChef shares a common passion – improving the health and wellbeing of the world’s pets by empowering their parents to feed more healthy fresh food.

​Founded by veterinarian, nutritional expert, and passionate dog lover Dr Joe Inglis and run by a diverse team of animal-lovers, VetChef is on a mission to make a real difference to the lives of pets across the world.

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Dr Joe Inglis BVSc MRCVS

Head vet and VetChef founder

Media vet and nutrition expert Dr Joe Inglis is the founder and head vet at VetChef, and leads the team creating the recipes and bespoke diet plans for every VetChef dog.

Joe is passionate about pet nutrition and founded two of the UK’s leading pet food brands (Vet’s Kitchen and before starting VetChef. His mission is to help pet parents improve the health and wellbeing of their animal companions through their diet – and after 20 years in the pet food world, Dr Joe believes that fresh, homemade food designed with veterinary expertise is the best way to do this.

When not hard at work creating recipes or fine tuning the VetChef algorithms, Joe spends his time at home in the Cotswolds with his family which includes Pip the pup, three cats and two chickens.

You can contact Joe directly by email at

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VetChef nutritionists

Our team of canine nutrition experts

Led by Dr Joe Inglis, the VetChef team of nutritionists bring together a wide range of experience and qualifications, and play a vital role in the development and optimisation of the VetChef recipes and supplements.

The VetChef nutrition team includes experienced veterinary nurse and practising nutritionist Katie McCaul, who has a diploma in naturopathy with a specialism in nutrition and supporting disease with diet. And bringing detailed specialist knowledge of sporting and working dogs to VetChef is Holly Barker who regularly works with members of team GB Agility, Crufts winners, Champion working sheepdogs and flyball dogs.

You can find out more about the team on our nutritionists page.

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Edward Thomas


Dachshund-loving techie Edward is the brains behind VetChef's software and algorithms, making sure that every dog gets served ideal personalised recipes.

Before turning his attention to digital doggie dinners, Edward worked in IT for over 20 years experience., delivering complex data-driven projects for enterprise clients, working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams to solve the most complex problems of data integration. He has extensive experience with the leading NoSQL databases, the latest cloud technologies, and range of programming languages and technologies..

But really, he much prefers dachshunds.

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