Posts tagged "AVMF"

Veterinary Scholarship Award Recipient Obsessed with Cats

Veterinary Scholarship Award Recipient Obsessed with Cats
Wyckoff, NJ, September 9, 2013: The Winn Feline Foundation and American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) announced their annual joint Student Scholarship Award to Yuki Nakayama, a DVM candidate from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.  Susan Little, DVM, Past President and Board Member of Winn Feline Foundation presented the award in August of this year... Read more »

America's Favorite Veterinarian: Dr. Carlos Campos

America's Favorite Veterinarian: Dr. Carlos Campos
Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, was named America’s Favorite Veterinarian on July 21 during the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. The announcement was made by Michael Cathey, executive director of the non-profit American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVF) at a breakfast attended by veterinary luminaries, as well as... Read more »

America's Favorite Veterinarian, The Soul of All Living Creatures: Steve Dale's Pet World

America's Favorite Veterinarian, The Soul of All Living Creatures: Steve Dale's Pet World
Dr. Vint Virga’s book title says it all, “The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human.” Dr. Virga scheduled Steve Dale’s Pet World on his national book tour, and at 1:05 (CDT) kicks off the show. We know that many animals have similar neurochemistry in their brain as people,... Read more »
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America's Favorite Veterinarian, Any Ideas?

America's Favorite Veterinarian, Any Ideas?
What has your veterinarian done for you lately? Perhaps through early diagnosis, the vet saved your pet’s life. Perhaps your veterinarian made herself available after hours to do emergency surgery after your pet was hit by a car. The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is searching for America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Submit your story and nominate... Read more »

2011 Veterinary Scholarship Awarded

2011 Veterinary  Scholarship Awarded
(Hillsborough, NJ, Aug. 1, 2011) Winn Feline Foundation and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) join together annually to present two awards designed to promote and encourage feline health studies by both established veterinary research scientists and by those entering this field of study. The “Winnie” and $2,500 cash are awarded to a distinguished researcher... Read more »

American Veterinary Medical Association Convention in St. Louis

I was there with Dan Kramer, then of Pfizer Animal Health when the CATalyst Council was created. The CATalyst Council met at the AVMA meeting with a meeting of our own (I am on the CATalyst Board). CATalyst is a non profit, formed to elevate the status of cats, getting more adopted and then into the veterinary offices. Dan is the past chair (as well as a founder) and Dr. Alexis Nahama of VCA is the current chair, a driving force behind CATalyst.
Here are some random shots from the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention in St. Louis, MO July 16 to 19.
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