If you get Hoard’s Dairyman magazine, chances are you’ve either tried to judge the cows in the publication’s annual dairy cattle evaluation contest or you may have even submitted your picks. But this year, five students from the University of … Continue reading
In its 83-year history, the Hoard’s Dairyman Cow Judging Contest has seen 5.5 million entries, and only 84 individuals have ever received a perfect score by aligning their rankings with that of the official judges. Five of those perfect scores … Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has named University of Wisconsin student Samantha McGill of Ellensburg, Wash., as its first recipient of the Patricia M. Lowrie Diversity Leader Scholarship.
Much of Lauren Zappitelli’s time is spent either learning how to care for horses or riding them. For a veterinary medical student who focuses on equine care, this isn’t all that unusual. But it’s how Zappitelli rides, and where, that … Continue reading
Veterinary medical student Samantha McGill, Class of 2014, was given the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award at the 2013 Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas on Feb. 19. Bestowed this year upon 35 students from veterinary medical schools throughout North … Continue reading
Steffani Koch, Mayville, was named the 2012 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair last August and served as the official host of the fair.
Like so many veterinarians, Katie Brueggen aspired to be an animal doctor from the time she was a kid. The fact that she has spina bifida and needs a wheelchair to get around didn’t strike her as an impediment. And … Continue reading
Photo courtesy of World Dairy Expo Scores of trailers will begin rolling into Madison on Friday, Sept. 28, delivering 2,500 show cows to the Alliant Energy Center for the upcoming World Dairy Expo. But to prevent the spread of disease … Continue reading
“No one will ever have a reason to complain about the way I fill out health papers after I get out of school,” said Chelsea Crawford, first year student at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). Crawford was … Continue reading