“One Welfare” Awards Nomination Information
The IVMA Animal Welfare Committee is accepting nominations for its 2013 awards. Winners selected will be determined by members of the IVMA Animal Welfare Committee. Awards will be presented during the IVMA Annual Meeting on Friday, January 31, 2014, in Indianapolis. Recipients should be available to receive the award and participate in the public recognition.
The categories seeking nominations are:
The IVMA “One Welfare” Animal of the Year Award is presented to salute and promote the animals of Indiana. The nominee must be an animal that exemplifies the affection, loyalty, security, and value of the human-animal bond.
The IVMA “One Welfare” Recognition is presented to pay tribute to an Indiana resident promoting the advancement of animal welfare issues through outstanding service, education, or research, or who provides exemplary care to agricultural animals and/or has significantly improved the welfare of agricultural animals in our state.
The IVMA “One Welfare” Veterinary Service Award is presented to an IVMA member who has demonstrated extraordinary care or service in improving the welfare of Indiana animals. This award recognizes a veterinarian who exemplifies the qualities as presented in the Veterinary Oath.
“Purple Paw” Award – The Animal Welfare Committee would like to recognize any service or police K9 animal injured or killed in the line of duty the past year.
The deadline to submit nominations is August 31, 2013. Click here for a copy of the nomination form. Please return the form and all supporting documention to the IVMA at 201 S. Capitol Avenue, Suite 405, Indianapolis, IN, 46225 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.