Cast Your Vote for Local Hero Veterinarian!

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“Dr. Crouch is an amazing man and veterinarian.

I rescued a dog, Blue, from a cruelty case who needed special orthopedic surgery. I reached out to Dr. Crouch who agreed to perform the surgery. While many miles and states distanced us, his love for animals and desire to provide the best care, proved miles do not matter. Dr. Crouch, at his own expense, flew to us, picked up the broken baby and returned him to us on the road to healing. Aside from the giving of his time and money to retrieve and return Blue, Dr. Crouch discounted the surgery greatly; more than one can imagine.

It doesn’t stop there!
Dr. Crouch is also a volunteer pilot with Pilots N Paws.

He provides his service of flying homeless animals from state to state to begin a new life at no charge. The animals he flies to new homes are destined for euthanasia. When transports are problematic logistically, Dr. Crouch steps up! And if that isn’t enough, he guided a personal friend to a surgeon that saved her dog from what was a death sentence. If Dr. Crouch can’t save them, he finds those that can. His work is paramount in not only saving broken bodies, but saving lives as well. Dr. Crouch is a true hero!”

Following the review of nearly 200 nominations from animal lovers across the country, a blue-ribbon judging panel of veterinary professionals and animal care experts has selected 10 of the country’s top veterinarians and veterinary technicians as finalists. Now, the public will determine the 2017 American Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician!

Vote here!

Voters can vote once each day for their favorite veterinarian and veterinary technician until 12pm Pacific Time on July 27. The winners will be announced at the Hero Dog Awards gala in Beverly Hills this September!

Voters must be U.S. residents at least 18 years of age and may vote for one veterinarian and veterinary technician each day. Individuals may not use more than one email address to vote more than one time per day, per category. Invalid votes, as determined by American Humane, will not be counted. For more information, please visit our rules page.


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