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American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is the leading, and most collective voice of the veterinary profession.


The AVMA strives to be the most trusted association in protecting, promoting, and advancing the unified veterinary profession. The core values that the AVMA is built upon are to be ethical, inclusive, science-based, animal-focused, member-centric, supportive, fiscally responsible, efficient, and innovative. Through an AVMA membership, a hospital location can expect to have advancements in shared interests, values and goals, crucial veterinary services, educational accreditation and certification programs, opportunities for success and services, protection in the health and welfare of animals, and education to the public of the important type of work that veterinarians do.  

Why is the AVMA Important?

An AVMA membership will enhance a veterinarian practice by presenting support and opportunities through every facet of the profession. Members will also save a minimum of $1,000 on AVMA products and services, in addition to member-only tools and resources.

How to join:

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