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ABVP Certifies Veterinarian in Canine/Feline Practice

NASHVILLE, TN ‐‐Libby Ramirez, DVM, has been certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Canine/Feline Practice. Dr. Ramirez mastered a rigorous and demanding application process and certification examination in order to obtain Diplomate status. To qualify to sit for the extensive two‐day examination, a veterinarian must complete either a residency program or six years of clinical veterinary practice. In addition, two case reports, references, descriptions of practice procedures, and professional education records must be submitted and pass review. This year’s examination was given on Nov. 4‐6, 2011 in Chicago, IL. 
Dr. Ramirez is a 2002 graduate of Texas A&M University and has a special interest in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Dr. Ramirez practices at the Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society.  The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners was established in 1978 and is accredited by a special committee of the American Veterinary Medical Association to recognize excellence in clinical practice through the certification of species‐oriented specialists. Over 850 veterinarians worldwide are certified in one of ABVP’s ten practice categories: Avian, Beef Cattle, Equine, Exotic Companion Mammal, Canine and Feline, Dairy, Feline, Food Animal, Reptile and Amphibian and Swine Health Management. For more information on ABVP visit
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Libby Ramirez, DVM, Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine/Feline Practice)
Libby Ramirez, DVM, Diplomate, ABVP (Canine/Feline Practice)
Libby Ramirez, DVM, DABVP (Canine/Feline Practice)

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