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Companion Animal Studies Award
This award is given yearly to a fourth-year veterinary student who has shown exceptional ability in performance of clinical research during their time in the Professional Veterinary Medical Program. The recipient receives a $250 award and a certificate.

Meet the Recipients

Dr. Willem Becker

The recipient in 2009 was Dr. Willem Becker, who was involved in several projects involving small animal anesthesia.

Dr. Sara Almon

The recipient in 2008 was Dr. Sara Almon. She studied the use of a probiotic (FortiFlora, Nestle/Purina PetCare) in the control of diarrhea in dogs housed in shelters.

 Foundations of our Center

Two Golden Retrievers

Learn more about the beautiful golden retrievers and the Smith family, both important to the founding of the Center for Companion Animal Studies.

Contact Us:
Michael R. Lappin, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM
Department of Clinical Sciences
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523-1678

​(970) 297-0313

(970) 297-1205