W. Mark Cousins, DVM, New Orleans Feline Veterinarian
Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Feline Medicine (ABVP) Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP)

EDUCATION:
2012: Awarded Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP), awarded by the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM)
2012: Awarded Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA), granted by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
2008: recertified, Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Feline Practice
2000: Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Feline Practice
1993-1995: Veterinary Management Institute at the Krannert School of Business, Purdue University -- post-graduate training course encompassing the aspects of finance, marketing, personnel management, and strategic business planning for a veterinary practice
1976-1980: Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM)
1974-1976: Louisiana State University undergraduate work.
1970-1974: Jesuit High School, New Orleans, La

AWARDS/HONORS:
2012: Feline Friendly Practice, Gold Level; awarded by the American Association of Feline Practitioners to The Cat Practice, Inc
2005: Hospital of Merit, Veterinary Economics, Design Competition, The Cat Practice, New Orleans
1999: New Orleans/River Region Chamber of Commerce Rising Tide award; Category: Business Innovation
1996: Certificate of Merit-Jefferson Parish Council (for participation in the "Visiting Vets" program)
1995: Certificate of Appreciation- Kenner Police (for pro-bono care of their drug dog)
1993: Outstanding Service Award-Southeast Louisiana Veterinary Association.
1982: American Animal Hospital Association Excel Award.
1976: Alpo Scholarship; Alpha Zeta Scholarship
1974: Summa Cum Laude-Jesuit High School

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