Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association

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High Path Avian Influenza Is Now in Wisconsin

By the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Division of Animal Health Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) continues to pose a threat to the poultry industry globally. Outbreaks have been found in wild and domestic poultry...

Save the Dates for 2022 WVMA Outdoor Events

The WVMA is bringing back Reconnect the Vets events in 2022! Feedback from the 2021 events was very positive, letting us know you are again looking for opportunities to come together in safe, outdoor settings this year. Five Events Planned Around the State Five...

Try LifeCoach on for Size

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Those who choose to work in the veterinary profession are some of life’s biggest cheerleaders. You are often the first to mentor a student. You take time to make sure new staff members feel...

Free Peer-to-Peer Learning With Veterinary Mastermind

Applications are now being accepted for 2022 Veterinary Mastermind sessions slated to be held in June, August and November. Take advantage of this free personal and professional growth opportunity. The Veterinary Mastermind program is designed to reinvigorate...

Tokyo Olympics Offers Rare Opportunity for Wisconsin Veterinarian

By Alisyn Amant, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary MedicineWVMA member Dr. Lisa Borzynski was given the opportunity of a lifetime in July 2021 when she traveled to Tokyo, Japan, as a Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) veterinarian for the Tokyo...

Save the Dates for 2022 WVMA Outdoor Events

The WVMA is bringing back Reconnect the Vets events in 2022! Feedback from the 2021 events was very positive, letting us know you are again looking for opportunities to come together in safe, outdoor settings this year. Five Events Planned Around the State Five...

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Try LifeCoach on for Size

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Those who choose to work in the veterinary profession are some of life’s biggest cheerleaders. You are often the first to mentor a student. You take time to make sure new staff members feel...

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The Year of Connectivity

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Disconnected. This is a term we have been hearing often since the pandemic began. We hear it, but more than that, we feel it. In 2022, the WVMA will continue to find creative ways to give...

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Three New Leaders Join WVMA Executive Board

District 1: Peter Gaveras, DVM, MBA Dr. Peter Gaveras, of Wauwatosa, is a small animal veterinarian with Silver Spring Animal Wellness Center in Glendale, where his special interests include feline and internal medicine. Prior to joining the team in 2015, his career...

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WVMA Recognizes New Life Members

The WVMA is pleased to recognize 16 members who will attain life membership in 2022. Their dedication to the veterinary medical profession and commitment to organized veterinary medicine has not gone unnoticed. New WVMA life members include: Larry Bender, DVM, of...

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Support the VetMed PAC!

By Attorney Jordan Lamb, DeWitt LLP As we gear up for the 2022 elections, the WVMA urges members to support the VetMed PAC, our state political action committee. Supporting candidates for state legislative office is part of the WVMA advocacy program. Many critical...

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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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