Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Executive Director Letter: Spring 2013

The 2013 Winter Meeting was a huge success!!  Thank you Dr. Kate Williams for putting together a fabulous program.  We had great attendance and positive feedback from all the sessions.  The dental equine wet lab was great. The attendees learned a lot and BIG thank you to Dr. Charles McCauley and Dr. Terry Swiderski for putting together and organizing a great lab. The weather was cold and one day it was rainy, but … Continue reading

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President Letter: Spring 2013

Colleagues: It is an honor to serve as the 2013 President of the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association. I graduated from TUSVM in 1999 and have practiced in Northwest AR since. I joined the ArVMA Board as a district trustee in 2006. I currently serve in the U. S. Army Reserves as a Veterinary Corps Officer and is the Executive Officer for the 195th Med Detachment, Veterinary Services in Baton Rouge, LA. We have … Continue reading

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URGENT – Prescription Drug Monitoring

Veterinarian reporting of controlled substance dispensing data begins May 1st with the creation of uploading accounts. For those reporting via a software vendor or the online UCF form, please create your account at so that your first monthly report is sent by June 1st. For those reporting manually, you do not have to create an online upload account. You can print and copy the UCF form found online under the veterinarian dispenser … Continue reading

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2012 Veterinarian of The Year – Dr. Doug Leach

During the annual winter meeting in February, Dr. Doug Leach was named 2012 Veterinarian of The Year. Dr. Leach has been an Associate of Stanton Animal Clinic in Fayetteville, Arkansas since June 1985. He has served his local and state associations from being a board member through the presidency in both associations. In addition, he is on the board of the Animal Emergency Clinic of Northwest Arkansas. He is married to his wife … Continue reading

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