Rory Wiens, DVM of St. Albert has been certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Canine and Feline Practice.
Dr. Wiens 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 years examination was given on October 10th 2018 in Tampa Florida, USA
Dr. Wiens graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. He now owns and practices here at The Sturgeon Animal Hospital.
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners was established in 1978. It is one of twenty-two veterinary specialty groups accredited by a special committee of the American Board of Veterinary Specialties, a division of the American Veterinary Medical Association, to recognize excellence in clinical practice through the certification of species-orientated specialists. Over 900 veterinarians worldwide are certified in one of the ABVP's eleven practice categories: Avain, Beef Cattle, Canine and Feline, Dairy, Equine, Exotic Companion Mammal, Feline, Food Animal, Reptile and Amphibian, Shelter Medicine and Swine Health Management. For more information about ABVP, click here!