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A Passion for Small Animals

In her new role with the State of Iowa, Katie Rumsey will oversee companion animal regulatory programs as the assistant state veterinarian at the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. “Animal care is a priority for our department. Adding an assistant state veterinarian will increase capacity and focus on companion animal health and well-being,” said Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. “We are excited to have Dr. Rumsey join our team. Her passion and experience caring for small animals will provide great leadership for our veterinarians and staff who are focused on the health and safety of companion animals within our state.” Rumsey has more than 14 years of experience in small animal medical care and surgical procedures.