Register for Zoo School

Friday, October 11 || Members $250, Non-Members $650

You’re invited to the most exciting, most educational, most animal-tastic event of the year! Together with the amazing team at the Milwaukee County Zoo, the WVMA is thrilled to bring you the first-ever Zoo School.

Go behind the scenes with experiences custom-built for veterinarians. Get exclusive access to daily care routines, husbandry practices, and social dynamics. Gain new perspectives, make new connections, have some fun, and earn CE credits.

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International Veterinary Rounds

July Case Study: EMRI Green Health Services will discuss a case of dystocia in a doe
Cost included in membership; $140 for nonmembers • CE Credits: .6 scientific

Sharing knowledge and experiences from cases is an excellent way to give back to our profession, and here is your opportunity! Through a collaborative relationship between field veterinarians at WVDL, UW SVM, and EMRI Green Health Services in Hyderabad, India, we bring you regular monthly virtual case rounds.

Have a cool case to present? Email Dr. Keith Poulsen or Dr. Ryan Breuer.

An Evening with the Deans

Monday, August 5, 5:30 pm UW SVMFREE to the WI veterinary community

It’s a night of heartfelt appreciation and promising anticipation. Help us celebrate outgoing SVM Dean Mark Markel and welcome incoming dean Jonathan Levine, DVM, DACVIM Neurology. We’ll talk about the transition from Dean Markel’s 12 years of incredible leadership to Dr. Levine’s perspectives on building connections with veterinarians and paving the way for students. Learn more about the role of the Wisconsin veterinary community moving forward and get to know the new building.

Harmful Algal Blooms & Canines

Thursday, July 25, noon – 1 p.m. CE Credits: 1.2 scientific
Price: included in membership; $140 for nonmembers

Cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae, thrive in summer weather and can grow into harmful algal blooms (HAB) that produce cyanotoxins. Join us for epidemiologist insights and a veterinarian perspective on a list of topics, including HAB prevalence and illness response in Wisconsin, health data on canine cases, research on exposure and symptoms, and diagnosis and treatment procedures.

Who's Ready to Make a Difference?

First-Year Student Orientation Lunch
Thursday, August 29, 11:30 am – 2 pm Under the SVM Overhang

Consider helping to welcome the incoming class of 2028. Our goal is to gather 30 veterinarians, a well-rounded and representative group of members—urban, rural, small animal, large animal, equine, specialists, wildlife, public health, and more—to show students the many ways they can use their future veterinary medical degrees in Wisconsin. Share your experience, insight, and time!

New CDC Dog Importation Requirements

Starting August 1, all dogs entering or re-entering the U.S. must meet new regulations to prevent the reintroduction of canine rabies. These include proof of rabies vaccination and adequate serologic test results from a CDC-approved lab. Click the button below to access our partners at the AVMA’s FAQ for veterinarians to address these changes. For more information, see their webpage on travel and transport.

Honeybee Medicine: What’s All the Buzz About?

 CE Credits: 1.2 scientific • Cost included in membership; $140 for nonmembers

Recognized as a minor livestock species by the FDA, honeybees are crucial contributors to the U.S. economy and food security. And their health is vital to our food supply chain. Attendees will gain valuable insights into honeybee biology and behavior, terminology, identification and management of diseases, and available resources. We’ll also explore the important role veterinarians can play in supporting honeybee health and sustainability. 

All-Course Access for Lifetime Members

For only $60, Lifetime Members can access WVMA’s Online Learning Library and all live and OnDemand courses throughout 2024. If you recently created a new password and are logged into our new platform, click the button below to purchase your All-Course Access Membership Upgrade.

If you do not already have your new password, first use your WVMA email address to reset your password and then log in before attempting to upgrade. For assistance, email us or call 608-257-3665. For more information click here.

Submit a Classified Ad

Are you looking to sell your practice, share a service, find a veterinary position, or lend your expertise as a relief vet?

You can do all that and more by posting a listing in the WVMA Classifieds! Your ad will appear in the WVMA Voice newsletter and on the WVMA website for two consecutive months and can be renewed at your request.

View our classified categories or click here to submit your classified ad.


Access the Veterinary Professional Assistance Program for any type of support you need.


Access premier online learning for veterinary professionals.


Pay classified ads and other invoices here.


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