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Save on CE Palooza Webinars With Early Membership Renewal

The WVMA is planning a packed schedule of continuing education (CE) to give you plenty of options for meeting your CE requirements before the close of the biennium. CE Palooza, scheduled to be held during the evenings of November 30-December 2 and December 7-9, will...

Neighboring Clinics Become Part of the Solution – Clinics Competing Is a Thing of the Past

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association The pandemic is changing many things—some for the positive. As members call and write in, there has been a common theme. However, one board member said it best: “Neighboring clinics are no...

Dr. Howard Ketover Assumes Role of WVMA President

Howard Ketover, DVM, assumed the role of president during the WVMA’s annual meeting on October 21. A 2002 graduate of the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Ketover practices at Irongate Equine Clinic in Madison where he has been a...

Presidential Term Filled With Rewarding Experiences

By Dr. Tom Bach, Past President, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association When I made the decision to pursue the board presidency of the WVMA, there was a part of me thinking, “What have I just done?!” My kids were out of the house, my wife and I were traveling more...

Wisconsin Approves RHDV2 Vaccine

By the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Division of Animal Health Wisconsin veterinarians can now offer the Medgene Labs vaccine for rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2), thanks to authorization by the Wisconsin Department of...

Presidential Term Filled With Rewarding Experiences

By Dr. Tom Bach, Past President, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association When I made the decision to pursue the board presidency of the WVMA, there was a part of me thinking, “What have I just done?!” My kids were out of the house, my wife and I were traveling more...

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Wisconsin Approves RHDV2 Vaccine

By the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Division of Animal Health Wisconsin veterinarians can now offer the Medgene Labs vaccine for rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2), thanks to authorization by the Wisconsin Department of...

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SVM Breaks Ground on Building Expansion

By Meghan Lepisto, Publications and Media Relations Manager, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (UW SVM) broke ground on its long-anticipated building expansion on June 18. The enhanced...

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Summer Henschel Elected to WVMA Executive Board

Summer Henschel, a University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (UW SVM) student, was elected by her peers to serve a two-year term on the WVMA Executive Board. Henschel, of Chilton, Wisconsin, attended UW-Madison as an undergraduate, earning a B.S. in dairy...

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Joint Finance Committee Supports Position for VEB

By Attorney Jordan Lamb, DeWitt LLP The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is one step closer to having a full-time staff position for the Veterinary Examining Board (VEB). On June 2, the Joint Finance Committee approved omnibus...

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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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