Debby Morehead, COO/CFO
Debby Morehead co-owns World by the Tail, Inc., and is the COO/CFO of the business. World by the Tail, Inc., provides CaringWisdom® products to bereavement care professionals. ClayLinks® Kits are the company's signature CaringWisdom® product. The company also provides Veterinary Wisdom® products to the veterinary medical field, with ClayPaws®, the original paw print kit™, as the signature product.
In her previous career, Debby was the Associate Director of Development for the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) for ten years. While there, she coordinated major fund raising campaigns for CVMBS including the "Animals Battling Cancer" and "Paws for a Cause" national campaigns to raise awareness of cancer in companion animals. She also led the campaign to create The Path of Honor, a brick walkway of inscribed testimonials to pets and people located on the grounds of the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Fort Collins. She worked closely with the College to offer services to nurture and strengthen the veterinary college's alumni relations with students and graduates.
Prior to working at Colorado State, Debby spent over 10 years as the Publications Manager for The American Animal Hospital Association. Her background in veterinary publications led her to author the children's book, A Special Place for Charlee: a Child's Companion Through Pet Loss. She is also one of the co-authors of Colorado State University's Argus Institute's Guidelines for Bond-Centered Practice.
For Debby, World by the Tail, Inc., is truly a "heartfelt" business and is, by far, her most rewarding professional achievement. It brings her an overall feeling of satisfaction and pride that she has achieved and learned so much from this business. She loves the products the company provides, the total commitment to their customers and staff, the support the company provides for Foothills Gateway, and the way the company does everything in its power to help healthcare teams provide care and comfort.
A graduate of Colorado State University, Debby lives in Loveland, Colorado, with her husband Dave, who is a a retired small animal veterinarian, and her dog Starling. They have two children and five grandchildren.