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D. Bruce Lawhorn
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D. Bruce Lawhorn


  • Master of Science (MS), Texas A&M University, 1989
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Texas A&M University, 1972
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Texas A&M University, 1971

Current Professional Activities

  • VIN Swine Consultant
  • Relief Veterinarian for Multiple practices in Texas (predominant dog, cat with some pigs)
Past Professional Activities
  • Professor and Extension Swine Veterinarian, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and Texas Cooperative Extension Service, Texas A&M University
  • Chief, Food Animal Section, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A&M University
  • Staff Veterinarian, Dekalb Swine Breeders, Dekalb Illinois
  • Sole Proprietor, Lawhorn Veterinary Clinic, Temple Texas (mixed animal practice)
Marital Status
  • Married to Debra Lawhorn, retied High School English teacher and full time grandmother.
  • Jason & David and four grandchildren
  • Grieving recent loss of both blue weimers and loyal companions Alex (15 years of age, euthanasia due to myriad of conditions) and Boomer (11 years of age — lung cancer)
  • Dove hunting, fresh and saltwater fishing, walking, jogging, lifting light weights, swimming, yard work, shade tree mechanic on old trucks like 1966 Chevy C-10 pickup I now drive.
Favorite Quote
  • "I know the plans I have for says the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope for your future."
    — Jeremiah 29:11
What I like Most About VIN
  • Opportunities to exchange ideas with so many knowledgeable professionals
D. Bruce Lawhorn

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