AVMA Excellence Awards | American Veterinary Medical Association

AVMA animal welfare award

* Animal Welfare, Humane and Busstad Awards are generously sponsored by Merck Animal Health

The AVMA Animal Welfare Award recognizes one AVMA member veterinarian in recognition of his / her contribution to promoting animal welfare through leadership, public service, education, research, product development and / or advocacy.

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AVMA Humane Award

* Animal Welfare, Humane and Busstad Awards are generously sponsored by Merck Animal Health

The AVMA Humane Award recognizes a Non-veterinarian for his / her achievements in promoting animal welfare through leadership, public service, education, research, product development, and / or advocacy.

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Busstad Companion Animal Veterinary of the Year Award

* Animal Welfare, Humane and Busstad Awards are generously sponsored by Merck Animal Health

Named after Leo K. Busstad, DVM, PhD, this award recognizes a respected member of the veterinary profession for the outstanding work of veterinarians in maintaining and protecting the human-animal bond.

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