Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline), was presented with the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM)/Hill’s Pet Nutrition award for outstanding contributions to feline medicine at the ISFM’s World Feline Veterinary Congress (WFVC) in Barcelona on June 29, 2013. The award was given to Dr. Little just as she was about to give her final lecture at the event, and the presentation coincided with her birthday!
|L to R: Claire Bessant, Dr. Little, Dr. Iveta Becvarova, Dr. Todd Tams|
Dr. Little has been on the board of Winn since 2001, and served as president from 2005 to 2009. “Winn Feline Foundation congratulates Dr. Little on this important recognition of the major contributions she has made to the advancement of feline health and well-being. Her dedication to our organization and cause is as much a part of her outstanding work and we are proud to see her receive this honor”, stated Winn President Vicki Thayer, DVM, DABVP (Feline).
Dr. Little was the keynote speaker at the WFVC, which was attended by 650 veterinarians from 37 countries and held in conjunction with the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and ISFM’s Spanish national partner, GEMFE. Under the theme of pediatrics and geriatrics, she gave seven lively and engaging lectures and led a master class on neonatology and pediatrics.
Dr. Little has been exclusively in feline practice in Canada since 1990 and is also AAFP’s President Elect. She is editor and contributor for the new feline medicine textbook The Cat – Clinical Medicine and Management, published in 2012 and also for the upcoming 7th edition of August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine (both published by Elsevier).
The Winn Feline Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1968 that supports studies to improve cat health. Since 1968, the Winn Feline Foundation has funded over $4 million in health research for cats at more than 30 partner institutions world-wide. This funding is made possible through the support of dedicated donors and partners.Research supported by the Winn Feline Foundation helps veterinarians to improve treatment of common feline health problems and prevent many diseases. www.winnfelinefoundation.org