In an effort to recognize animals throughout the state of Louisiana for their special talents or heroic deeds, the LVMA has established thePet of the Year" award. This award recipient will be selected from nominations made by veterinarians who are aware of or witnessed these animals in their area of practice. Examples of such animals might include pets that have saved their owner’s lives or were instrumental in helping their owner overcome overwhelming odds, physical handicaps, or serve the public in any way for many years. Each nomination will be given a certificate for meritorious serve and one outstanding pet will receive the Pet of the Year award.
The presentation will take place at the annual Winter Meeting.
Nominations must be made in writing and presented to the LVMA Board. A nomination will be valid only if it is presented by a licensed veterinarian of Louisiana.