Congratulations to our 2011 Winners!
Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic Wins $25,000 to Provide Critical Care to Rare & Endangered Wildlife!
The Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic (BWRC) plans to make a profound contribution to wildlife conservation, animal welfare and public health for an entire developing country. BWRC is the only wildlife medical facility providing critical services to many rare and endangered wildlife species. By providing key equipment and services BWRC will serve not only as the national wildlife clinic, but a referral clinic for veterinarians whose clinics are markedly under-equipped.
Prize money will help fulfill their medical facility with key equipment for rescuing and treating injured, diseased, orphaned or confiscated wildlife. BWRC will also provide veterinary training for students and professionals through continuing education opportunities, educate the public about wildlife, and support wildlife research.
Learn more about this important project at: http://www.wildlifebelize.com
CONGRATULATIONS BELIZE WILDLIFE & REFERRAL CLINIC and THANK YOU for inspiring and honoring the veterinary industry with your commitment to animals and the preservation of the human/animal bond.
At the Locust Trace Veterinary Clinic, high school students who participate in the program have the education, experience, and motivation necessary to pursue their goals. Working in an environment of excellence, students will understand the practical application of the sciences they are studying in their classes and have access to the best equipment available. In addition, live-feed video cameras will project surgeries, exams, treatments or procedures to individual classrooms or lecture halls as requested by teachers. These videos will be stored and cataloged for future use.
Locust Trace Veterinary Clinic claims $5,000 2nd Place Prize to assist students in pursuing their veterinary goals!
Prize money will build this program further, serving as a prototype to be implemented in other communities. The success of this program should inspire other school districts around the nation to explore ways they can begin to utilize these ideas to advance the veterinary profession.
Learn more about this innovative project at: http://locusttracevet.com
Learn About the 2010 Winners!
PETS FOREVER WINS $25,000 TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY SERVICE MODEL FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED.
Providing veterinary care to the pets of low-income elderly, ill, or disabled people, Pets Forever used the grand prize money to extend the care that they provide to animals beyond that of wellness exams and vaccinations.
WORLD VETS CLAIMS $5,000 2nd PRIZE TO BEGIN INTERNATIONAL FIRST RESPONDERS PROGRAM IN NATURAL DISASTERS.
World Vets is a non-profit that provides free veterinary aid to animals that otherwise would never receive veterinary attention. World Vets' work addresses both animal and human health issues by developing sustainable veterinary aid programs to improve animal and human populations in 24 countries.
World Vets has used the money from Heska towards the development of a disaster response program with protocols, procedures and adequate training to enable veterinary professionals to assist animals in natural disaster situations.
World Vets accepts monetary donations or volunteer support to help further their mission. See how you can help.
Meet the 2011 Judges!
Mike Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP
Executive Director and CEO - AAHA
Kevin Fitzgerald, PhD, DVM, DABVP
Author, Lecturer, General Practitioner and Comedian
VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in Denver
Cathy King, PhD,
DVM Founder and CEO