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Alexis Seguin, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Alexis Seguin, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Dr. Seguin attended Cornell University as an undergraduate and then obtained her master’s degree and DVM at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1996 and 1998, respectively. She completed a rotating, small-animal medicine and surgery internship at North Carolina State University, followed by a 3-year residency in small-animal internal medicine at the University of Florida. She became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2002. She spent 2 years in private specialty practice, first in Mesa, Arizona, and then in Wisconsin. She joined IDEXX Laboratories as an Internal Medicine Consultant in 2004, and transitioned to the Medical Affairs team in 2015. Dr. Seguin lives in rural Wisconsin with her husband, two kids, three fish, a cardigan Welsh corgi, guinea pig, and two horses. She hopes to soon complete her family with the addition of a flock of chickens and guinea hens. Some of her favorite medical topics include infectious diseases, endocrinology, and immune-mediated diseases. Outside of work, she enjoys natural horsemanship, trail-riding, gardening, hiking/camping, and bird-watching.


Distemper threatens dogs in New Hampshire

The news

New Hampshire wildlife officials report multiple cases of distemper in foxes and fisher cats in the North Country and around New Hampshire, and advise residents to vaccinate their dogs and keep them away from wild animals that may be infected.

Warm Winter Could Mean More Lyme Disease in Alabama

The news

Non-profit health organization warns that Alabama’s mild winter will mean more ticks this season, and underscores that people whose pets have Lyme disease are at greater risk of contracting the disease.

Distemper outbreak kills four puppies in Las Vegas, sickens more

The news

Four puppies with distemper have been euthanized at a veterinary clinic in Las Vegas. All were purchased from the same seller via Craigslist, and dozens of pet owners are coming forward sharing similar experiences.

Distemper in the Northwoods puts Wisconsin pets at risk

The news

With canine distemper on the rise in the Northwoods, ensure dogs are vaccinated against deadly disease.

Recall alert: Beef thyroid hormone in dog food

After four dogs presented with clinical signs of hyperthyroidism, two dog food companies have recalled specific lots of canned dog food due to elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone.