BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association has named Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain its Veterinarian of the Year.
The association's president, Dr. Dale Peyroux, says Strain has been a leader in both the veterinary field and in public service. He says Strain's knowledge in and concern for animal health and safety transcends to keeping the public safe.
Strain, a past president of the association, said Wednesday he was honored to receive the award.