DVM class of 2022

Meet the Class of 2022: Kalyn Wees

Kalyn Wees wanted to go to medical school, but after working in a human clinic as a scribe she realized she would rather help people in a different field of medicine. Come May, Kalyn will be a second-generation veterinarian, following in the footsteps of her mom. “I’ve always had veterinary medicine in my life and […]

Kayln Wees hiking with her two Australian shepherds.

Meet the Class of 2023: Riley Butler

Riley Butler (’23 DVM), a third-year veterinary student at WSU, is interested in small animal general practice and future practice ownership. She is originally from the Seattle area and grew up with an assortment of backyard pets, from cats to chickens and goats. Her passion for science and love of animals steered her toward a […]

Riley Butler with a Golden Lab puppy.

Meet the Class of 2022: Sheldon Thomas

Not many veterinarians are certified journeyman farriers with the American Farriers Association. This time next year, fourth-year veterinary student Sheldon Thomas hopes to be among the few after he earns his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from WSU. Sheldon grew up in Arizona with horses, cows, pigs, chickens, dogs, and cats. He plans to return to […]

Sheldon with a Palomino horse.

June 2020 DVM student spotlights

Patrick Krinke He currently holds a variety of leadership positions and jobs across the College of Veterinary Medicine. You can find him planning events for his peers as class social chair, selling apparel and school swag as the assistant manager of the CVM book store, coordinating and leading Canine Club, Veterinary Nutrition Club, and Integrative […]

March 2020 DVM student spotlights

Andrew Kures Throughout his childhood Andrew explored diverse careers such as archeology like his hero, Indiana Jones, or maybe a detective like his heroes, the Hardy Boys, or maybe a wizard like his hero, Harry Potter. However, as time went on he realized that detective work and archeology weren’t as exciting as the movies and […]