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Animal Hall of Fame Award Criteria & Nomination Form

Celebrates the companion and working animals of California and the veterinarians who care for them. The winning animal is inducted into the CVMA Animal Hall of Fame and the care provider receives a plaque.

Nomination criteria:

  • The nominated animal must be living and reside in California.
  • Nominations are to be made by a veterinarian or a client through a veterinarian (Veterinarian need not be a member of CVMA), by the humane society, SPCA, or other animal care agency in California, or by a constituent veterinary association.
  • The owner of the animal has given permission for nomination.
  • Nominee must be a living animal of any domesticated species, which through unselfish and courageous accomplishments exemplifies the affection, loyalty, security, and value of the human animal bond.

Nominations must include the following:

  • Nomination form (see below)
  • One 8 x 10 photograph of the nominated animal (preferably digital)
  • Minimum of two letters supporting the nomination, not to exceed five letters
  • Relevant published material about the nominee (newspaper or magazine articles), not to exceed five pages. Internet hyperlinks, video/audio acceptable.

Presentation of the award shall be made during CVMA’s Installation and Awards Ceremony at the annual Pacific Veterinary Conference in June/July.

All submitted material becomes the property of the CVMA and will not be returned.

NOMINATIONS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS.

Please fill out the form and submit to the CVMA. Nomination form must be received in the CVMA office before January 10.

Nomination Form

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