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Dr. Sarah Novak Nominated for WVMA President-Elect

Dr. Sarah Novak, of Stevens Point, has been nominated for WVMA president-elect. A 2006 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Novak began her career at Stevens Point Animal Hospital, which was founded by her father in 1981. She...

Second In-Person Member Event Scheduled for August 24 in Fox Cities

Take in continuing education (CE) in style at a unique, beautiful setting with wine, beer and hors d' oeuvres. Join the WVMA on August 24 from 5-8 p.m. at our second in-person Reconnect the Vets event at Whistler's Knoll Vineyard in Hortonville – just 20minutes from...

Hope Lockstaedt Wins Wisconsin FFA Veterinary Science Proficiency Award

Hope Lockstaedt of the Slinger FFA Chapter was named the winner of the 2021 Wisconsin FFA Veterinary Science Proficiency Award during the State FFA Convention in Madison in July. The WVMA sponsored the award. Lockstaedt’s veterinary science Supervised Agricultural...

Small Animal Stewardship Posters Available

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has small animal stewardship posters available for veterinarians to post in their clinics. The posters promote the use of antibiotics only when needed. The following posters are available: PAWS FOR A SECOND. Are antibiotics...

A One-Health Approach to Antimicrobial Usage

By DeAnna Theiss, DVM, MPH Born and raised in Wisconsin, Dr. Theiss completed her bachelor of science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. After moving to Colorado and working as a veterinary nurse for over 10 years, she returned to Wisconsin to...

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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Jo-ell Carson Named WVMA Executive Director

The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) has selected Jo-ell Carson as its executive director. “I am eager to connect with the wonderful people of the WVMA,” says Carson. “I have the utmost respect for the veterinary profession and how it influences...

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WLIC Launches Animal Disease Traceability Video

By Allison Hahn, Communications & Administrative Manager, Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium The Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) is debuting a video highlighting the importance of animal disease traceability and the use of...

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Dr. Douglas Kratt Assumes Role of AVMA President

Dr. Douglas Kratt, of Onalaska, Wisconsin, assumed the role of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) president during the AVMA House of Delegates meeting on July 31. The meeting was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Kratt ran on the platform of...

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