Honor the Veterinary Heroes In Your Animal’s Life

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Honor the veterinary heroes in your pet’s life

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, January 27, 2021

Nominations for the Zoetis Petcare-sponsored American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards ™ for 2021 are now open. The winners will be featured on the national television broadcast

WASHINGTON, January 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For millions of Americans, animals are not only their best friends, but also their heroes. Whether they give eyes to the invisible, ears to the deaf, protection to the sleeping family and soldier, or an inviting lick at the end of a hard day – animals affect us in so many different ways. We know that behind almost every hero pet (and millions of other animals) there is a hero veterinarian or a hero animal sister. These benefactors save and improve the lives of our two- and four-legged best friends in many ways. In the past seven years, the enormous achievements of American veterinarians and animal keepers have been recognized with an award ceremony.

Behind every hero pet there is a hero vet or a vet nurse. Nominate yours today!

American Humane, the nation’s first national humane organization, recognizes the hard work these professionals do day in and day out on behalf of animal welfare and is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the eighth annual American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards ™ given by Zoetis Petcare (a US division of Zoetis). So far, pet owners and animal lovers are invited to visit www.herovetawards.org March 24th nominate their preferred veterinarians who are committed to improving animal health and welfare and promoting human-animal bonding. The winning vet and veterinary nurse will be featured on the 11th annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards® this fall, airing nationwide as a two-hour special on the Hallmark Channel.

These awards are not limited to veterinarians. Professionals from all areas of veterinary medicine are eligible for entry, including, but not limited to, those who work in research, rescue services, animal shelters, and working with large and exotic animals. The five finalists in the American Hero Veterinarian and American Hero Veterinary Nurse categories are selected by a special jury made up of veterinary professionals, zookeepers, and celebrities. Beginning the 10th of Junethe American public is invited to vote online for their favorite veterinarian and nurse.

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“Zoetis is honored to support the American veterinary community, and we thank the American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards for these dedicated individuals,” he said Tara Bidgood, DVM, PhD, DACVCP, Managing Director, Zoetis Petcare Veterinary Professional Services & Medical Affairs. “Vets and nurses lead efforts to keep America’s animals happy and healthy, and they deserve recognition from a grateful nation.”

“The animals of the world depend on veterinarians and zookeepers. We thank Zoetis Petcare, the exclusive sponsor of the Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards, for their help in saving lives, conducting groundbreaking research, and working on the frontline of animal welfare “said the American President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert. “To us all vets and zookeepers are heroes, and these awards help us put the best of the best in the spotlight.”

The key dates for the American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards 2021 competition are:

• Nomination period:

January 27th – March 24th

• Public voting round:

June 10th – July 29th

• Broadcasting of the Hero Dog Awards:

Coming out this fall

* All laps open and close at 12 noon Pacific time

Nomination of a veterinarian so far March 24thThe full competition rules can be found at www.herovetawards.org. To nominate a hero dog in your life for the 2021 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, please visit www.herodogawards.org until now 2nd March.

About American Humane
American Humane is the country’s first national humane organization. For more information, please visit www.americanhumane.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Zoetis
Zoetis is the leading animal health company dedicated to helping our customers and their businesses. Drawing on more than 65 years of animal health experience, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets drugs, vaccines and diagnostic products that are complemented by biological equipment, genetic testing and precise animal husbandry. Zoetis serves veterinarians, pet owners and people who raise and care for farm animals and pets with the sale of its products in more than 100 countries. In 2019 the company had annual sales of $ 6.3 billion with around 10,600 employees. More information is available at www.zoetis.com.

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