A top official from Murray State University Breathitt Veterinary Center was today’s keynote speaker for the Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Director’s meeting.
Dr. Wade Northington spoke about the center, which has been in operation since 1969 under the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
Dr. Northington spoke about the purpose and mission of the Hopkinsville based center.
About 45 people are employed at the center, who either hold a doctoral, masters or bachelors degree and are responsible for handling 24,000 diagnostic cases per year.
Dr. Northington also spoke about the importance of the local center on a national scale.