North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Celebrates Inaugural Veterinarians’ Day at the Capitol

Raleigh, NC, March 04, 2009 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) (, a professional association of veterinarians, will be hosting its inaugural Veterinarians’ Day Wednesday, March 4 at the Legislative Building located at 16 W. Jones St. The event will bring together professional veterinarians from across the state to discuss animal welfare policy with state legislators. The event will include a guided tour of the Legislative Building and the House and Senate chambers, where the General Assembly will be in session. Members will have the opportunity to meet with NCVMA lobbyist Jon Carr and other N.C. legislators in order to establish and enhance its presence in Raleigh. For more information, visit

“We are looking forward to hosting this event for the first time,” said Claire Holley, executive director of NCVMA. “Our goal is to make this an annual event and connect the state’s educated and experienced animal welfare professionals with important policy makers in order to promote better health and medical treatment for our pets and animals here in North Carolina.”

About the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA):
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association ( is the professional organization for veterinarians in North Carolina who are dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The group boasts more than 1,700 members, with more than 1,300 currently practicing in the state. For more information, visit

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