Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association

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Leaders Connecting With Leaders Event

Wisconsin’s veterinary medical community is lucky to have active leadership and has greatly benefited from their input, advice, and contributions throughout the years. It has enabled the Wisconsin veterinary community to thrive. We witnessed this again at the November...

Membership Boosts the Success of Working Together

Clockwise from top left: Reconnect the Vets in Milwaukee, Reconnect the Vets in LaCrosse, Reconnect the Vets in Wausau, First Year Student Orientation at UW SVM, Reconnect the Vets in Madison, Blue Coat Ceremony at UW SVM, Leaders Connecting With Leaders in Madison,...

Wisconsin Joins the Coalition for Connected Veterinary Care

 By Steve Erickson, DVM  The AVMA is a lead partner in the Coalition for Connected Veterinary Care, an alliance of veterinary and animal health organizations working to help veterinarians explore and adopt telehealth tools in practice.  The Coalition...

Renew Before Nov. 15 and Save 10% on All CE Palooza Webinars

Any association is only as good as the members within it. Thank you for your continued support of the WVMA as we work to keep members current with veterinary medicine in Wisconsin. The WVMA provides advocacy, news briefs, education, the essential connections with each...

Dr. Karl Solverson Appointed to the VEB

Karl Solverson, DVM, of Viroqua, was appointed to a four-year term on the Wisconsin Veterinary Examining Board by Governor Tony Evers. The VEB is comprised of five licensed veterinarians, one veterinary technician, and two public members.  More than two years...

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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