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May 29, 2019

Practice:  Appalachian Veterinary Services, Inc. in Christiansburg, VA. 

Tell us about yourself.  I was born and raised in Augusta County, Virginia. I first was involved in agriculture second-hand, watching my grandfather operate a beef cattle operation following the se...

May 20, 2019

The number one reason people refuse to evacuate their homes during an emergency is because they don’t want to leave a pet behind. The Virginia State Animal Response Team (VSART) is now offering training to address the needs of animals during natural or man-made disaste...

May 20, 2019

To be considered for this position, you must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment through the on-line employment system at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ no later than 11:59 p.m. of the cut-off date stated in this flyer. 


April 12, 2019

Congratulations to Keagan Clevenger of the VMCVM Class of 2019. Clevenger, a Winchester native has been active in agriculture from a young age and his passion has led him to a career in food animal veterinary medicine with a focus on embryo transfer. When asking clinic...

March 5, 2019

The Virginia Veterinary Medical Associate (VVMA) has announced Dr. Nathaniel Burke, DVM as the 2019 recipient of the Veterinary Service Award. The Veterinary Service Award honors an individual who has been an excellent representative of the profession through active co...

February 26, 2019

Another great VVC in the books! This meeting is always a great opportunity for learning and fellowship amongst area veterinarians. Thanks to all Academy members and students who attended.

A few of the highlights are:

  • Dr. Mark Hardesty invited past 4H members to the s...

January 31, 2019

Volunteers are wanted to go with DSI to Mongolia for the Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program, 2 - 3 week assignments, beginning in the Spring 2019. 

The project trains the farmers and herders on animal health, vaccinations, nutrition, etc. The F2F program  requires volu...

November 7, 2018

Practice: Farm Vet Services / Pell Animal Clinic in Rocky Mount, VA

Tell us about yourself. I grew up on a beef cattle farm in Pulaski, VA. I completed a B.S. in Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech in 1999, and graduated from VMRCVM in 2003. My special interest...

October 31, 2018

Practice: Virginia Herd Health Management Services, PC is located in beautiful Madison County, VA, We have the honor of servicing clients in surrounding counties including Culpeper, Fauquier, Orange, Louisa, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, and Rockingham. The practice con...

October 17, 2018

Practice: The Luray Clinic of Veterinary Medicine

Tell us about yourself. Dr. Burke is a native of Page County Virginia, where he grew up on the family farm raising swine and beef cow/calf. After graduating from Page County High School, he became a life-long Hokie, ear...

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