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Does Your Veterinarian Have What it takes to be America's Favorite?

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The AVMF is Now Accepting Nominations for America's Favorite Veterinarian

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is seeking nominations for America's Favorite Veterinarian, a nationwide search to identify and celebrate extraordinary veterinary professionals. This contest is open to veterinarians practicing in all areas of veterinary medicine from private practice to public health, agriculture to academia.

America's Favorite Veterinarian honors and recognizes those entrusted to preserve and protect the health and well-being of our animals. The contest celebrates the special relationships pet owners share with their veterinarians and also spotlights the other pivotal roles veterinarians' play in society as medical professionals in research labs, public health, government services and academia. Veterinarians will be evaluated on their community involvement, ethical behavior, passion for the profession, and their connections to animals and their owners. 20 finalists will be selected, the public will then vote on the finalists to determine the winner of America's Favorite Veterinarian.

Anyone whose life has been impacted by a special veterinarian is encouraged to nominate these great doctors for the opportunity to be named America's Favorite Veterinarian.

To nominate a veterinarian:

  • Visit: www.americasfavoriteveterinarian.org
  • Complete the entry form along with a 250 word or less narrative on why your nominee deserves to be America's Favorite Veterinarian
  • Deadline June 6, 2014

Prizes: America's Favorite Veterinarian will receive a $500 cash prize, a trip to the 2015 AVMA convention in Boston, a year feature on the AVMF website, and a community celebration at his or her clinic for staff and clients. The nominator of the winner will receive an animal lover's gift pack containing an array of treats and goodies.

For more information about the AVMF, visit www.avmf.org. For more information on America's Favorite Veterinarian, visit www.americasfavoriteveterinarian.org.

About the AVMF
As the charitable arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the AVMF is the only veterinarian-directed animal welfare charity in the United States. The AVMF develops programs that promote the profession of veterinary medicine and encourage the public to support the work of veterinarians and their service to animals.

Media Contact: Brittany Coleman
Phone: 847-285-6723
Email: bcoleman@avma.org

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