The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Assocation (WVMA) recognized four members at the 2015 WVMA Annual Convention on October 9 for their 50 years of membership. To receive this award, a veterinarian must maintiain their membership for 50 continuous years. The following members met this milestone in 2015.
Wayne Benstead, DVM
Dr. Wayne Benstead graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1962. He is a small animal veterinarian who spent most of his career practicing veterinary medicine in Delavan, WI. Dr. Benstead started his career in 1963 with Dr. Paul O'Conner. In 1964, he joined a mixed animal practice in Delavan, WI. Dr. Benstead bought that clinic from Dr. Kelsey in 1971 and turned it into a small animal practice. In 1976, he built his own practice called the Delavan Small Animal Clinic. In 1993, Dr. Benstead sold his clinic, but he continues to work part-time.