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Veterinary school ca. 1860 & marriage & birth record

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Veterinary Schools in WI

Posted: 5 Dec 2000 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 28 Jun 2001 11:32AM GMT
The University of Wisconsin - Madison was founded in 1848, but its College of Veterinary Medicine was not established until the early 1980's (!). Until very recently, anyone interested in becoming a veterinarian had to attend an out-of-state program.

Requirements for completion of any type of earlier program would, no doubt, have been vastly different in those times, but anyone with formal credentials would certainly have had to attend school outside of Wisconsin until the last 20 years or so.

Strangely, Wisconsin (known as "America's Dairyland") relied entirely on out-of-state training for its veterinarians for almost 150 years.
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melanielawren... 4 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT 
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