Beauty business meets Pet Healthcare . Our mutual desire for made in USA, human and cosmetic grade products is what brought the team together to create the safest and most effective products for pet wellness.
Dr. Michael Salewski is a 1990 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. With extensive post-graduate training in veterinary chiropractic and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), Dr. Salewski is considered both expert and pioneer in these fields. A Charter Diplomat of the American Veterinary College of Botanical Medicine, he co-authored two books on the subject: Clinical Handbook of Chinese Veterinary Herbal Medicine and Chinese Herbal Formulas for Veterinarians, the later considered the gold-standard reference for veterinary herbology.
Hindsight Veterinary Care Dr. Salewski’s Portland based practice, specializes in treating animals with chiropractic, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and dietary therapy. In addition to directly helping patients that range from Olympic horses to older house pets, Dr. Salewski consults on veterinary cases across the United States. He is available for interviews, as well as personal appearances in partnership with key retailers.
Kim Woodell is a recognized prestige beauty industry expert. She has built several global cosmetics brands in partnership with the most prestigious retailers (Lancome, Stila, LipFusion, Paula’s Choice, Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta and QVC). Known for the passion and heart she brings to every project, Kim turned to Dr Salewski’s holistic expertise to complement western Veterinary medicine for the long term well being of her beloved Australian Shepherds. Kim has put her lifelong devotion and love for animals to work as CoFounder of Patika Pets, while she continues as Strategic Advisor for several Global beauty and lifestyle brands.
Linda Gruson is a seasoned beauty industry professional with diversified domestic and international experience in Operations. Originally from Scotland, Linda has worked in Operations and Marketing for Global beauty brands (Avon UK, Germany and US), and domestically (Shiseido Group, QVC, and Fusion Brands.) As an expert in product development, packaging, and purchasing, she guides the process through production, quality assurance management, and inventory management. As co-founder of Patika Pets, she has moved the Patika Pets pet-care line from concept to finished products. In her private life, Linda is mother to two children and five German Shepherds.