Nomination Deadline Sept. 1 for Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year

by | Jun 23, 2016


PRCA members and committees should be aware that nominations for the seventh annual Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year Award are due on Sept. 1. The recipient will be presented a beautiful Montana Silversmiths buckle during the PRCA Annual Awards Banquet Nov. 30 in Las Vegas.

PRCA members and rodeo committees may nominate a veterinarian who displays extraordinary dedication and commitment to the well-being of professional rodeo livestock. Nomination forms are available online in the “Livestock” section of or by e-mailing All nominations received by Sept. 1 will be submitted to the selection committee. The selection committee will consider each nominee’s overall dedication to the health and welfare of rodeo livestock, extent of involvement in the sport of rodeo, community involvement and letters of recommendation.

“The PRCA thanks Zoetis for their continued support of the Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year program and the veterinary community,” said Jed Pugsley, PRCA Livestock Program Administrator. “Together, the PRCA and Zoetis are proud to recognize the veterinarians who volunteer their time and expertise on behalf of rodeo livestock. The Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year program enables the sport to give back to these great individuals and show how much we appreciate the job they do. PRCA members are encouraged to help us tell the stories of these dedicated veterinarians by nominating them for this prestigious award.”

Zoetis (zō-EH-tis) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit

Courtesy of PRCA