Dr. Larry Rueff grew up on a small grain and hog farm in Franklin, Indiana. He enrolled at Purdue University in 1972 and graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science in 1976 and a D.V.M. from Purdue University in 1979. In 2001 he received Purdue University’s Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award. In 2005, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine awarded him their College of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award.
From 1979 to 1984 he was an associate of a mixed practice in Greensburg, Indiana with his primary interest in swine.
In 1984 he founded Swine Veterinary Services. The emphasis of the practice is on establishing preventative herd health programs and interpreting production and economic records for commercial swine farms.
Dr. Rueff and his wife Gail have been married for 39 years and they have two daughters. Laura is a Physician (Radiologist) and Erin is an Optometrist.
Dr. Rueff is a past president of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. In 2002 he received that organization’s award for Swine Practitioner of the Year.
He is a director of MainSource Financial Group (MSFG) which is a NASDAQ traded regional banking company.
Dr. Rueff’s clientele are predominantly Indiana and Midwestern swine farms, but he also does international consulting. He has done work in Venezuela, Canada and Asia. In the past 16 years he has made 25 trips to in the Peoples Republic of China with other stops in Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Korea, Malaysia, and Indonesia.