Vet Contest Nominations Now Open

Nominate your veterinarian for the third annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet contest, conducted by the Morris Animal Foundation.

The national short-essay contest honors America's veterinarians for their dedication to helping animals and strengthening the bonds we have with our animals. The nationwide essay contest runs from July 1, 2009, to Aug. 31, 2009.

For rules or to nominate your veterinarian online, visit To receive a printed copy of the rules call 800/243-2345.

One national winner and five regional winners will be selected by a panel of judges. Winners will be contacted by Nov. 1, 2009, and will be honored before their peers at the January 2010 North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Morris Animal Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established in 1948, funds animal health research that protects, treats, and cures companion animals, horses, and wildlife. For more information, call 800/243-2345 or visit

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