The following awards were made to CAV members, recognising their service to the profession and animal health and welfare.
This award was initiated in 1993 to celebrate the achievements and dedication of individual veterinarians.
It is given annually to a CAV member who has contributed significantly to the branch or to the companion animal sector of the veterinary profession over a number of years.
2019 CAV annual service award recipient: Dr Rochelle Ferguson.
Read Rochelle's citation here.
See previous recipients here.
Companion Animal Veterinarian branch members who have received NZVA Awards.
2018 NZVA Outstanding Service Award - Dr Pieter Verhoek (Previous CAV President)
In picture: Dr Peter Verhoek receiving the 2018 NZVA Outstanding Service Award from NZVA President Peter Blaikie during the NZVA All Creatures Great and Small Conference.
2017 NZVA Outstanding Service Award - Dr Stephen Merchant (Previous CAV President)
2015 NZVA Outstanding Service Award - Dr Viv Lintott (Previous CAV Treasurer)
Professor Emeritus Boyd Jones - for services to veterinary medicine, Queens Birthday honours list 2015
Ross Blanks - for services to animal welfare, New Years honours list 2015
These are CAV members recognised for the outstanding service they have provided to the branch over their careers:
Dr Boyd Jones
Dr Maggie Gething
Dr Catherine Smith
Dr Ross Blanks
Dr Allan Bell
Find out more about our life members on the CAV group pages of the NZVA website.