Congratulations to the 2021 Award Winners!

The CVMA honors individuals and organizations that make significant contributions to organized veterinary medicine through participation in CVMA activities and through the human-animal bond.  The latest inductee into the California Animal Hall of Fame is also recognized.

Congratulations to the 2021 CVMA award recipients!  They represent the very best of the veterinary profession in California and the human-animal bond.

OUTSTANDING RVT OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Leah Shufelt, RVT

MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD

Carrie Jurney, DVM Kenn Altine, CEO,
Sacramento SPCA

CALIFORNIA ANIMAL HALL OF FAME AWARD

Ben, and owners Eric and Tracy Darling

LINDA MARKLAND RVT OF THE YEAR

Sandy Gregory, RVT

DISTINGUISHED LIFE

Dean Henricks, DVM

Nominate Someone for a 2022 CVMA Award

It is the CVMA’s honor and pleasure to recognize significant contributions to the veterinary profession! The announcement of the award recipients is the highlight of the Pacific Veterinary Conference. We invite all readers to take a moment and ask, “Who has stood out in the crowd?”  Who has made a difference?”  Then, send your nomination packet to the CVMA between September 30 and December 31. In June 2022 you can join your colleagues in San Francisco in applauding the recipients of these prestigious awards!

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