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No Mask, No Vaccine, No Service? No Employment?

By Attorney Steve DiTullio, DeWitt, LLPAs COVID-19 vaccines become widely available, veterinary clinics and businesses across the U.S. are struggling with the proper way to return to “normal.” Business owners are questioning what the proper and ethical way to return...

WVMA Launches Small Peer Groups With Help From USDA Grant

Veterinary Mastermind Beta Tests in June By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Large conferences usually feature knowledgeable instructors on relevant topics. Hours of opportunities to learn more, improve your skills and grow...

Wisconsin Continues To Represent on SAVMA Leadership Team

Zachary Tooley, of Hortonville, Wis., was elected president-elect of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association(SAVMA) during the SAVMA Symposium in March. He will assume the role of SAVMA president during the 2022 SAVMA Symposium.Tooley, 2LT U.S. Army...

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of References

Five Tips for Writing an Effective Letter of RecommendationBy Rebecca Johnson, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and Keith Poulsen, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic LaboratoryHas an aspiring...

Reflecting on My WVMA Executive Board Term

By Jon Young, WVMA Student RepresentativeServing on the WVMA Executive Board has been a terrific honor. Over the past two years, I have seen the attention to detail, care and creativity it takes to steer the veterinary medical profession into the future. Seeing as it...
Don’t Underestimate the Importance of References

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of References

Five Tips for Writing an Effective Letter of RecommendationBy Rebecca Johnson, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and Keith Poulsen, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic LaboratoryHas an aspiring...

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Reflecting on My WVMA Executive Board Term

Reflecting on My WVMA Executive Board Term

By Jon Young, WVMA Student RepresentativeServing on the WVMA Executive Board has been a terrific honor. Over the past two years, I have seen the attention to detail, care and creativity it takes to steer the veterinary medical profession into the future. Seeing as it...

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Dog Sellers’ Licensing Fees Under Review

By Dr. Yvonne Bellay, Animal Welfare Programs Manager, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer ProtectionLicense and reinspection fees for dog sellers and dog facility operators are under review. The Dog Sellers and Facilities Program is currently...

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Reconnect Our Vets

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical AssociationWe miss seeing our members, and we know you miss each other. We hear it often.“I feel disconnected.”“The mental health in our clinic is strained.”Many of you have expressed a need to connect...

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VEB Forms Telehealth Advisory Committee

By Attorney Jordan Lamb, DeWitt LLP In January, the Wisconsin Veterinary Examining Board (VEB) formalized the 13 members of its new Telehealth Advisory Committee. The Committee will assist the VEB with evaluating and developing a recommendation for a Wisconsin...

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Members Elected to WVMA Executive Board

District 3 – Kolby McIntyre, DVM Dr. Kolby McIntyre is a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. He practices at Waupun Veterinary Service, a large animal practice. His focus is largely on milk quality and...

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WVMA Rolls Out On-Demand CE Platform

New this year, WVMA continuing education (CE) webinars are available for on-demand viewing. This means you pick the time that is most convenient for you. Each month, you will have a new course consisting of four pre-recorded webinars that can be...

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50-Year Membership Award Recipients Named

The WVMA is pleased to recognize eight members who attained  50 years of continuous membership with the WVMA in 2020. They include: Richard Burchinal, DVM – Dr. Burchinal is a 1964 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary...

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