Celebrity Veterinarian and Pet Health Activist Now Charlotte's Web's Pet Care Spokesperson
BOULDER, COLO., June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - It is almost the 'Dog Days' of summer so an apt time to announce a positive partnership to benefit the wellness of pets everywhere. Charlotte's Web, the world's most trusted hemp extract brand, announced today a new partnership with Dr. Kwane Stewart, known to many as 'The Street Veterinarian' based on his history of compassionate activism providing pro bono healthcare to pets of the homeless. The 22-year practicing veterinarian now serves as Charlotte's Web's official spokesperson for its popular line of hemp-derived CBD pet products. Dr. Kwane Stewart's tireless and caring efforts in helping homeless pets earned him the moniker, "The Street Vet" and he now has his own online reality TV series of the same name, and has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, CNN and CBS News.
Charlotte's Web was so moved by Dr. Kwane Stewart's mission and animal welfare activism, it decided to support his cause. Charlotte's Web has made a substantial contribution to Dr. Stewart's 501c3 nonprofit organization to expand his outreach beyond Calif. and fulfill his mission of pet care for all nationwide.
"I'm thrilled to be working with Charlotte's Web and its amazing team of animal lovers! I'm passionate about educating pet owners about the ongoing CBD research that is showing promising results for better wellness and comfort," said Stewart. "I want to also send a heartfelt thanks to Charlotte's Web for its generous donation to my ongoing mission to help the pets of our homeless population. It will surely make a huge difference in the lives of the pets and their owners."
Charlotte's Web will collaborate with Dr. Stewart to educate pet owners and promote natural wellness and care. The first of these free educational programs kicks off this Friday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. MST as part of the company's 'Searching for Answers" series. To sign up for the 'Experts Live'- Easing Pet Stress With Dr. Kwane Stewart" live and interactive webinar, link here. Learn how to ease your furry friend's stress and to provide calming solutions, especially during a peak stress time for canines with the Fourth of July holiday.
Charlotte's Web CEO Deanie Elsner, said "The Street Vet's years of veterinary experience and compassionate service to healing pets, makes this doctor and activist an ideal ambassador for Charlotte's Web's pet products."
Homeless pets often have limited access to medical checkups and vaccines, endure poor nutritional health and enhanced street noises, among other stressors. Serving as Charlotte's Web's official Pet Vet Ambassador, Dr. Stewart will utilize the company's products to help homeless pets and educate veterinarians around the country about hemp derived CBD products for pets.
About Dr. Kwane Stewart
A graduate of the renowned Colorado State University Veterinary program, Dr. Stewart has been a practicing vet for 22 years throughout California. Dr. Stewart has been sought out for his expertise by companies like Disney, United Airlines and SeaWorld for guidance on how to improve their animal care standards. He is a well-known media personality for animal safety and advocacy issues, having appeared on CNN, The Dr. Oz Show and CBS News. An online reality TV series, "The Street Vet," chronicles his pro bono veterinary services to homeless pets and their owners.
His journey started in 1997 as an associate and emergency clinician in San Diego. From there he became the Chief Medical Officer of Vetco Hospitals, Inc. Next, he ran a struggling municipal shelter as County Veterinarian and reversed one of the worst euthanasia rates in the country. Most recently, he completed a six-year stint as the Chief Veterinary Officer of American Humane and as Director of their legacy program, No Animals Were Harmed®, protecting over 100,000 animals annually on film and TV sets around the world. Last year, Dr. Stewart created a GoFundMe page that has raised over $100,000 to treat homeless pets needing dental extractions, tumor removal, ear infections, flea removal, vaccines, spaying and neutering and more serious surgeries. Inspired by his efforts, the fundraising site named him their GoFundMe Hero for the month of February 2020
About Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc.:
Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Boulder, Colo., is the market leader in the production and distribution of innovative hemp-derived cannabidiol ("CBD") wellness products. The company was founded by the Stanley Brothers with a mission to unleash the healing powers of botanicals with compassion and science, benefitting the planet and all who live upon it. The Company's premium quality products start with proprietary hemp genetics that are responsibly manufactured into hemp-derived CBD extracts naturally containing a full spectrum of phytocannabinoids, including CBD, terpenes, flavonoids and other beneficial hemp compounds. Charlotte's Web product categories includeCBD Oil tinctures (liquid products),CBD capsules,CBD topicals, as well asCBD pet products. Charlotte's Web hemp-derived CBD extracts are sold through select distributors, more than 21,000 brick and mortar retailers, and online through the Company's website atwww.CharlottesWeb.com. The rate the Company pays for agricultural products reflects a fair and sustainable rate driving higher quality yield, encouraging regenerative farming practices, and supporting U.S. farming communities.
Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc. is a socially and environmentally conscious company and is committed to using business as a force for good and a catalyst for innovation. The Company weighs sound business decisions with consideration for how its efforts affect its employees, customers, the environment, and diverse communities, while maximizing profits and strengthening its brands which include Charlotte's Web™, CBD Medic™, CBD Clinic™, and Harmony Hemp. The Company's management believes that its socially oriented actions have a positive impact on the Company, its employees and its shareholders. Charlotte's Web donates a portion of its pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations.