North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Honors Dr. David Brooks for Distinguished Service

Local Veterinarian Recognized for Dedicated Veterinary Service

Raleigh, NC, August 25, 2012 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association ( has announced that Dr. David Brooks was presented with NCVMA’s Distinguished Service award for his longtime commitment to the profession and community. The ceremony was held June 29 at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. during NCVMA’s annual Appalachian Mountain Veterinary Conference.

Brooks is a licensed veterinarian at Pembroke Veterinary Hospital in Pembroke, N.C., where he has been practicing for more than 30 years. Along with working as a part-time professor in UNC Pembroke’s biology department, Brooks, a UNC-P alumnus, served as the alumni president for two consecutive years, which allowed him to gain exceptional experience in both small and large animal medical treatment. He is a member of both the Lifetime Alumni Association and Lifetime Chancellor’s Club at the university.

“I am honored to receive this award from the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association,” said Brooks. “Veterinary medicine and animals are my greatest passions, and I am proud to continue to serve the veterinary industry of North Carolina.”

“We are excited to reward Dr. Brooks for his years of continued and dedicated service,” said Claire Holley, director of NCVMA. “The Distinguished Service Award is presented to veterinarians who serve both the profession and the community, and David absolutely deserves this mark of achievement for his outstanding record.”

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- Pembroke Veterinary Hospital has served Lumberton, N.C., and surrounding counties since 1978 and is the only mobile unit in the area for large farm animals.

About The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association:
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. For more information, visit, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.

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