The "Animal General" & Pittsburgh's foremost expert on animal health and behavior.
Dr. Mike Hutchinson is the Pittsburgh area’s foremost expert on animal health and behavior. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 30 years and his expertise includes practicing as an equine, small animal, wildlife and exotic veterinarian. Dr. Mike is also the leading practitioner in stem cell therapy and regeneration. Among the 20,000 surgeries he’s performed, he has done over 1,000 Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Transplant procedures on cats, dogs, camels and a bird. Dr. Mike’s expertise has made him a highly sought after speaker at both national and international conferences, specifically on the uses of animal stem cells. With such experience, he has received numerous awards and accolades from breed clubs, the Cat Fanciers’ Association, and Pioneers for Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). He was given an honorary position on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary, received a distinguished service award for his 12 years of service as a veterinarian for the for the Nassau County, New York Mounted Police Force in Eisenhower Park, and was presented with the “Rising Star Award” from the Veterinary News Network.
Fans and listeners of KDKA will be familiar with Dr. Mike as host of the weekly Animal General, which helps keep the pets of Pittsburgh happy and healthy and owners well-informed. He has done countless interviews and is a regular guest on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live. His new Animal General podcast covers all aspects of animal health and behavior, with Dr. Mike expertly answering questions and offering tips and advice. You can listen to the weekly podcast on the Pittsburgh Podcast Network.
Dr. Mike is the founder of Animal General in Cranberry Township, a practice that offers staff with exceptional experience with dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and exotic animals, along with being Chairman of the Board of VivaTech International. He has an undergraduate degree in Animal Bioscience from Penn State University and a D.V.M degree from Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine.