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Dr. Lisa Peters Receives Veterinarian of the Year Award

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The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) awarded Lisa Peters, DVM, DACVECC, of Freedom, the WVMA Veterinarian of the Year Award at its 99th Annual Convention on Friday, Oct. 10.

Dr-Peters-for-webLyn Schuh, public relations director for Fox Valley Animal Referral Center, has work and served with Dr. Peters for 17 years.

"One thing I can say about her is that she is the first to say yes," says Schuh. "Yes, we can fix it, yes, there is a chance, yes, you can to do it and yes, I will be there."

Dr. Peters graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She joined the Fox Valley Animal Referral Center in 1997 as one of the founding doctors and co-director of the Department of Emergency and Critical Care. Dr. Peter's is also a partner in the Green Bay Animal and Emergency Center, Central Wisconsin Animal Emergency Center, Eastern Iowa Veterinary Specialty Center and Horizon Services, Inc.

Through the years, Dr. Peters has done countless in house training for the medical team, lunch and learns for her referral community, has spoken at the national level. Within her local community, she has done CPR demonstrations for police and fire departments, first aid and in the field triage for hunting and conservation groups, school career days and events for the local humane society.

"Her wish is that her legacy will be that she made a difference as a doctor, as a mentor, as a mother and as a friend," says Schuh.

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