Dr. Craig Dorin of Veterinary Agri-Health Services in Airdrie is the recipient of this year’s Veterinarian of the Year Award given out by the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association. Other award winners were Dr. Cary Hashizume (Meritorious Service Award), Dr. Blake Balog (Young Veterinarian of the Year Award), and Shirley Gostola (Veterinary Technologist of the Year Award).
Dr. Margitta Dziwenka is the association’s new president. She began her veterinary career in Vegreville and now works at the University of Alberta as assistant director for Health Sciences Laboratory Animal Services. She and her husband have a mixed farm near Vegreville and raise Black Angus cattle.