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Courtesy photoDr. Russ Daly, Brookings, was honored as Veterinarian of the Year at the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association annual meeting.

Animal welfare issues, wound management and repair, bovine respiratory disease, and companion animal dentistry were among the topics covered when more than 200 veterinarians and veterinary technicians met at the recent annual meeting of the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association (SDVMA) in Sioux Falls, SD. A lineup of nationally-known speakers presented these topics and many others to participants that included veterinarians from South Dakota as well as from surrounding states. The meeting featured sessions on companion animal, food animal, and equine medicine, and included case reports from SDSU Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab faculty involving current animal disease issues.

Dr. Russ Daly of Brookings, SD, was honored as Veterinarian of the Year. Dr. Daly is the Extension Veterinarian for the SD Cooperative Extension Service and Associate Professor with the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. In that role, he has served the SDVMA as chairman of the Continuing Education committee, coordinating speakers and topics for veterinary continuing education, as well as serving as a member of the SDVMA Executive Board.

At SDSU, Daly serves as an educational resource for veterinarians, extension educators, livestock producers and pet owners regarding animal health issues. Daly teaches two veterinary science classes at SDSU and advises pre-veterinary students, performs veterinary field investigations and collaborates on veterinary research projects. Daly serves as a co-chair for the South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service Animal Care and Well-Being team and writes a biweekly animal health column for the Farm Forum newspaper, based in Aberdeen. He is President-Elect of the American Association of Extension Veterinarians, and recently became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine.

A life-long South Dakotan and native of the Columbia area, Dr. Daly graduated from Groton High School in 1982, and from South Dakota State University in 1986. He earned his DVM with distinction in 1990 from Iowa State University, where he served as the president of the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Daly was active as an associate veterinarian and then partner in private practice from 1990 to 2005 at the Montrose/Dell Rapids Veterinary Clinic, where he was involved in all aspects of a busy mixed-animal veterinary practice. In May, 2005, he took his current position as Extension Veterinarian at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

Russ and his wife Angie currently live in Brookings, SD, with their two children, Joey, 10, and Libby, 8.

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Carter Johnson, Black Hawk, SD, received the Bill Davis Award. This award is given annually to a sales representative of a veterinary supply company who has demonstrated an unusual degree of service and assistance to veterinarians and the veterinary profession in South Dakota. Carter has been an employee of MWI Veterinary Supply since 2002. His clients appreciate his knowledge, excellent service and outstanding support. Carter also serves on the livestock committee for the Black Hills Stock Show and Central States Fair.

Carter is originally from Florence, SD. He is a 1990 graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in Agricultural Economics with a minor in Animal Science. Following graduation, he worked in the area of chemical/fertilizer sales and feed sales. Following this he started in the animal health field. From 1998-2002 he worked as a territory manger for Fort Dodge Animal Health.

Carter, his wife AnneMarie, and their 7-year-old daughter Emily live in Black Hawk, SD. When not working, Carter’s greatest joy is spending time with his family, roping and hunting.

Dr. Clark Fobian, Sedalia, MO, District 7 representative in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), attended the meeting and addressed the veterinarians on Aug. 10, Dr. Barry Dunn, Dean of the SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, spoke to the group during the luncheon on Aug. 9.

The SDVMA Alliance raised over $9,500 in a benefit auction as part of the event. The money is used for scholarships for veterinary and veterinary technician students.

Dr. Stephen Frusher, Selby; Dr. Janet Messner, Yankton; Dr. Richard Ouverson, Madison; and Dr. L. Lee Nefstead, Canby, MN, attained life membership status in the SDVMA for their years of practice.

The following board members were elected for the coming year: Dr. Bill Baus, Redfield, president; Dr. Penny Dye, Rapid City, president-elect; Dr. Cindy Franklin, Yankton, vice-president; Dr. Tom Rentschler, Tea, secretary-treasurer; and Dr. Christy Teets, Rapid City, District 3 representative. Other board members include Dr. Todd Carr, Dell Rapids, District 1 representative; Dr. Jeff Stolle, Groton, District 2 representative; Dr. George Twitero, Rapid City, AVMA delegate; Dr. Jim Bain, Frederick, AVMA alternate delegate; Dr. Dick Rogen, Sioux Falls, past-president; and Jennifer Stalley, Pierre, executive director.

The 2011 SDVMA annual meeting will be held Aug. 7-10, 2011 in Sioux Falls.

Animal welfare issues, wound management and repair, bovine respiratory disease, and companion animal dentistry were among the topics covered when more than 200 veterinarians and veterinary technicians met at the recent annual meeting of the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association (SDVMA) in Sioux Falls, SD. A lineup of nationally-known speakers presented these topics and many others to participants that included veterinarians from South Dakota as well as from surrounding states. The meeting featured sessions on companion animal, food animal, and equine medicine, and included case reports from SDSU Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab faculty involving current animal disease issues.

Dr. Russ Daly of Brookings, SD, was honored as Veterinarian of the Year. Dr. Daly is the Extension Veterinarian for the SD Cooperative Extension Service and Associate Professor with the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. In that role, he has served the SDVMA as chairman of the Continuing Education committee, coordinating speakers and topics for veterinary continuing education, as well as serving as a member of the SDVMA Executive Board.

At SDSU, Daly serves as an educational resource for veterinarians, extension educators, livestock producers and pet owners regarding animal health issues. Daly teaches two veterinary science classes at SDSU and advises pre-veterinary students, performs veterinary field investigations and collaborates on veterinary research projects. Daly serves as a co-chair for the South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service Animal Care and Well-Being team and writes a biweekly animal health column for the Farm Forum newspaper, based in Aberdeen. He is President-Elect of the American Association of Extension Veterinarians, and recently became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine.

A life-long South Dakotan and native of the Columbia area, Dr. Daly graduated from Groton High School in 1982, and from South Dakota State University in 1986. He earned his DVM with distinction in 1990 from Iowa State University, where he served as the president of the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Daly was active as an associate veterinarian and then partner in private practice from 1990 to 2005 at the Montrose/Dell Rapids Veterinary Clinic, where he was involved in all aspects of a busy mixed-animal veterinary practice. In May, 2005, he took his current position as Extension Veterinarian at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

Russ and his wife Angie currently live in Brookings, SD, with their two children, Joey, 10, and Libby, 8.

Carter Johnson, Black Hawk, SD, received the Bill Davis Award. This award is given annually to a sales representative of a veterinary supply company who has demonstrated an unusual degree of service and assistance to veterinarians and the veterinary profession in South Dakota. Carter has been an employee of MWI Veterinary Supply since 2002. His clients appreciate his knowledge, excellent service and outstanding support. Carter also serves on the livestock committee for the Black Hills Stock Show and Central States Fair.

Carter is originally from Florence, SD. He is a 1990 graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in Agricultural Economics with a minor in Animal Science. Following graduation, he worked in the area of chemical/fertilizer sales and feed sales. Following this he started in the animal health field. From 1998-2002 he worked as a territory manger for Fort Dodge Animal Health.

Carter, his wife AnneMarie, and their 7-year-old daughter Emily live in Black Hawk, SD. When not working, Carter’s greatest joy is spending time with his family, roping and hunting.

Dr. Clark Fobian, Sedalia, MO, District 7 representative in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), attended the meeting and addressed the veterinarians on Aug. 10, Dr. Barry Dunn, Dean of the SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, spoke to the group during the luncheon on Aug. 9.

The SDVMA Alliance raised over $9,500 in a benefit auction as part of the event. The money is used for scholarships for veterinary and veterinary technician students.

Dr. Stephen Frusher, Selby; Dr. Janet Messner, Yankton; Dr. Richard Ouverson, Madison; and Dr. L. Lee Nefstead, Canby, MN, attained life membership status in the SDVMA for their years of practice.

The following board members were elected for the coming year: Dr. Bill Baus, Redfield, president; Dr. Penny Dye, Rapid City, president-elect; Dr. Cindy Franklin, Yankton, vice-president; Dr. Tom Rentschler, Tea, secretary-treasurer; and Dr. Christy Teets, Rapid City, District 3 representative. Other board members include Dr. Todd Carr, Dell Rapids, District 1 representative; Dr. Jeff Stolle, Groton, District 2 representative; Dr. George Twitero, Rapid City, AVMA delegate; Dr. Jim Bain, Frederick, AVMA alternate delegate; Dr. Dick Rogen, Sioux Falls, past-president; and Jennifer Stalley, Pierre, executive director.

The 2011 SDVMA annual meeting will be held Aug. 7-10, 2011 in Sioux Falls.

Animal welfare issues, wound management and repair, bovine respiratory disease, and companion animal dentistry were among the topics covered when more than 200 veterinarians and veterinary technicians met at the recent annual meeting of the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association (SDVMA) in Sioux Falls, SD. A lineup of nationally-known speakers presented these topics and many others to participants that included veterinarians from South Dakota as well as from surrounding states. The meeting featured sessions on companion animal, food animal, and equine medicine, and included case reports from SDSU Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab faculty involving current animal disease issues.

Dr. Russ Daly of Brookings, SD, was honored as Veterinarian of the Year. Dr. Daly is the Extension Veterinarian for the SD Cooperative Extension Service and Associate Professor with the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. In that role, he has served the SDVMA as chairman of the Continuing Education committee, coordinating speakers and topics for veterinary continuing education, as well as serving as a member of the SDVMA Executive Board.

At SDSU, Daly serves as an educational resource for veterinarians, extension educators, livestock producers and pet owners regarding animal health issues. Daly teaches two veterinary science classes at SDSU and advises pre-veterinary students, performs veterinary field investigations and collaborates on veterinary research projects. Daly serves as a co-chair for the South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service Animal Care and Well-Being team and writes a biweekly animal health column for the Farm Forum newspaper, based in Aberdeen. He is President-Elect of the American Association of Extension Veterinarians, and recently became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine.

A life-long South Dakotan and native of the Columbia area, Dr. Daly graduated from Groton High School in 1982, and from South Dakota State University in 1986. He earned his DVM with distinction in 1990 from Iowa State University, where he served as the president of the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Daly was active as an associate veterinarian and then partner in private practice from 1990 to 2005 at the Montrose/Dell Rapids Veterinary Clinic, where he was involved in all aspects of a busy mixed-animal veterinary practice. In May, 2005, he took his current position as Extension Veterinarian at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

Russ and his wife Angie currently live in Brookings, SD, with their two children, Joey, 10, and Libby, 8.

Carter Johnson, Black Hawk, SD, received the Bill Davis Award. This award is given annually to a sales representative of a veterinary supply company who has demonstrated an unusual degree of service and assistance to veterinarians and the veterinary profession in South Dakota. Carter has been an employee of MWI Veterinary Supply since 2002. His clients appreciate his knowledge, excellent service and outstanding support. Carter also serves on the livestock committee for the Black Hills Stock Show and Central States Fair.

Carter is originally from Florence, SD. He is a 1990 graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in Agricultural Economics with a minor in Animal Science. Following graduation, he worked in the area of chemical/fertilizer sales and feed sales. Following this he started in the animal health field. From 1998-2002 he worked as a territory manger for Fort Dodge Animal Health.

Carter, his wife AnneMarie, and their 7-year-old daughter Emily live in Black Hawk, SD. When not working, Carter’s greatest joy is spending time with his family, roping and hunting.

Dr. Clark Fobian, Sedalia, MO, District 7 representative in the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), attended the meeting and addressed the veterinarians on Aug. 10, Dr. Barry Dunn, Dean of the SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, spoke to the group during the luncheon on Aug. 9.

The SDVMA Alliance raised over $9,500 in a benefit auction as part of the event. The money is used for scholarships for veterinary and veterinary technician students.

Dr. Stephen Frusher, Selby; Dr. Janet Messner, Yankton; Dr. Richard Ouverson, Madison; and Dr. L. Lee Nefstead, Canby, MN, attained life membership status in the SDVMA for their years of practice.

The following board members were elected for the coming year: Dr. Bill Baus, Redfield, president; Dr. Penny Dye, Rapid City, president-elect; Dr. Cindy Franklin, Yankton, vice-president; Dr. Tom Rentschler, Tea, secretary-treasurer; and Dr. Christy Teets, Rapid City, District 3 representative. Other board members include Dr. Todd Carr, Dell Rapids, District 1 representative; Dr. Jeff Stolle, Groton, District 2 representative; Dr. George Twitero, Rapid City, AVMA delegate; Dr. Jim Bain, Frederick, AVMA alternate delegate; Dr. Dick Rogen, Sioux Falls, past-president; and Jennifer Stalley, Pierre, executive director.

The 2011 SDVMA annual meeting will be held Aug. 7-10, 2011 in Sioux Falls.

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