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Dr. Peggy Root Kustritz is a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. After working in small animal private practice in the Twin Cities for several years, she returned to the University of Minnesota, completing a residency in theriogenology under Dr. Shirley Johnston. Dr. Kustritz achieved board certification in theriogenology, and also completed a PhD in theriogenology. She is currently employed as an Associate Professor in small animal reproduction and also serves as vice-chair of the department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. A past-president of the American College of Theriogenologists, Dr. Kustritz is the author of two veterinary texts and one text for dog breeders and is a frequent speaker for lay and veterinary audiences.
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