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ALVMA Recognizes World Rabies Day, September 28, 2014

World Rabies Day is an annual event developed to raise awareness about Rabies prevention

Read the ALVMA Public Health Committee talking points on Rabies to learn more

ALVMA welcomes new officers

The Alabama Veterinary Medical Association (ALVMA) held its annual general business meeting Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in conjunction with the Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference held June 18-22. During the ALVMA Annual Awards Luncheon on June 19 several individuals were honored and Dr. Michael Newman, AVMA Executive Board Representative and past ALVMA President, installed new ALVMA officers. 
New officers were sworn in on Thursday, June 19, as follows: President John Hammons, DVM of Athens; President Elect T. C. Branch, DVM of Birmingham; Vice President Harold Pate, DVM of Lowndesboro; Treasurer Winston Pirtle, DVM of Montgomery and Board Member at Large Charles Ashwander DVM of Decatur and AVMA Delegate Jan Strother, DVM of Decatur. William Bledsoe, DVM of Camden will serve as immediate past president.

Congratulations ALVMA award winners

Thursday, June 19 the ALVMA held their Awards Lunch to honor and present awards to the 2014 recipients. The following awards were presented:

of the Year 

Dr. Allen Riley

of the Year 

Lorraine Alexander

Service Award 
Dr. Julie Gard

Service Award 
Dr. Ken McMillan

Not Pictured:

Service Award: Dr. Jennifer Dexter

Service Award: Dr. Clay Hilton


Click here to pay dues for 2014

Alabama Veterinarians - Get Involved

Participate in the ALVMF Spay/Neuter License Plate Program 
click here to learn about the program

Online Spay/Neuter Permit Number Request for Veterinarians 

Monthly Forms available here

Alabama Citizens
Do a good deed when you renew your tag! Also, check off the ALVMF Spay/Neuter Program on your Alabama income tax return.

Learn about the program, see if you qualify for surgery on your pet

Search for veterinarians participating in the Spay/Neuter Program by county

Veterinarians - be a part of research history

Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is a groundbreaking effort to learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases. It is the largest and longest observational study ever undertaken to improve the health of dogs. The study will enroll up to 3,000 Golden Retrievers and will last 10 to 14 years, they need your help! Click here to learn how to participate.


FDA Veterinary News (click here for all veterinary related news from the FDA) 

Looking for a Relief Veterinarian? 

Alabama Wildlife Center - Help Alabama Wildlife Wildlife Hotline: 205/663-7930 ext 2 

ASBVME WEBSITE  Phone: 334/262-8068 - Fax: 334/262-8716

National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps Information

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