Nominations Open for 2017 Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year: Deadline Sept. 1

PRCA members and rodeo committees may nominate a veterinarian, who displays extraordinary dedication and commitment to the well-being of professional rodeo livestock, for the eighth annual Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year Award. 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 recipient of the Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year award will be presented a beautiful Montana Silversmiths buckle during the PRCA Awards Banquet Dec. 6 in Las Vegas Nev.

“Together, the PRCA and Zoetis are proud to recognize the veterinarians who volunteer their time and expertise on behalf of rodeo livestock nationwide” said Jed Pugsley, PRCA Livestock Program Administrator. “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 and rodeo committees are encouraged to tell the stories of these dedicated veterinarians by nominating them for this prestigious award.

Courtesy of PRCA