Dr. Oscar W. Carballo Sr.
Dr. Oscar W. Carballo Sr. graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine of Havana University in 1976 in Havana, Cuba. He obtained a PhD in Maintenance and Reproduction of Laboratory Animals in Highly Controlled Environments from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover, Germany, in 1990, founded in 1778. The School of Veterinary Medicine of Hanover figures among the three oldest veterinary schools in the world. Dr. Carballo Sr. was one of the first Cuban veterinarians who obtained a scientific degree from Western Germany. In 2001, he passed the United States National Board of Veterinary exam, which conferred him his license to practice in this country. Dr. Carballo Sr.’s purpose, apart from providing serious professional work, is educating pet owners on the proper general handling and care of their animals so they can enjoy a healthy and pleasant life. Every Tuesday, for over three years now, at 6:50 am, during the morning news on channel 23, Dr. Carballo develops a short, live segment called “Love towards Your Pet”, where he answers questions viewers formulate about the maintenance and care of their animals.