Veterinary Associations & Organizations


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Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians (AVDT)
Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD)
Academy of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Technicians (AVECCT)
Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH)
Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists (AVTA)
AKC Canine Health Foundation
American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA)
American Academy of Veterinary Medical Acupuncture
American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology &
Therapeutics (AAVPT)
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP)
American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP)
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
American Association of Food Hygiene Veterinarians
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV)
American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA)
American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists
American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB)
American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians (AAWV)
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV)
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT)
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV)
American College of Theriogenologists (ACT)
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA)
American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD)
American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM)
American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN)
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
American College of Veterinary Pharmacists (ACVP)
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR)
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM)
American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians
American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ASVO)
American Heartworm Society (AHS)
American Veterinary Assistants Association (AVAA)
American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA)
American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC)
American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF)
American Veterinary Medical History Society (AVMHS)
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB)
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
US Government
Animal Behavior Society (ABS)
Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF)
Animal Health Australia
– Australia (AU)
Animal Health Information Specialists (AHIS)
– United Kingdom (UK) & Ireland (IE)
Animal Health Institute (AHI)
trade association of animal health products manufacturers
Animal Health Trust (AHT) – United Kingdom (UK)
Animal Medicines Training Regulatory Authority (AMTRA)
– United Kingdom (UK)
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory
Animal Care (AAALAC)
Association for Women Veterinarians (AWV)
Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO)
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)
Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC)
– United Kingdom (UK)
Association of Veterinary Consultants (AVC)
Association of Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE)
Association of Zoo Veterinary Technicians (AZVT)
Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

– Australia (AU)
Australian & New Zealand Council for the Care of
Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART)
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (ACVS)
– Australia (AU)
Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority

– Australia (AU)
Australian Veterinary Association (AVA)
– Australia (AU)
Australian Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS)
– Australia (AU)
British Association of Holistic Nutrition and Medicine

– United Kingdom (UK)
British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association

– United Kingdom (UK)

British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Veterinary Association (BVA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Veterinary Dental Association (BVDA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Veterinary Poultry Association (BVPA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS)
– United Kingdom (UK)

Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI)  trade association of animal health products
manufacturers – Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Animal Health Technologists and
Technicians (CAAHTT)

– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Veterinary Ophthalmology

– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians

– Canada (CA)

Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)
Animals in medical experimentation – Canada (CA)
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)
– Canada (CA)
Canine Epilepsy Network (CEN)
Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy Study Group (CABTSG)
– United Kingdom (UK)
Comparative Nutrition Society (CNS)
European Association of Avian Veterinarians (EAAV)
European Association of Establishments for Veterinary
Education (EAEVE)
European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
European Board of Veterinary Specialisation (EBVS)
European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM)
European College of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine –
Companion Animals (ECVBM-CA)
European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD)
European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine –
Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA)
European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN)
European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)
European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians
European Society of Veterinary Cardiology (ESVC)
European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE)
European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ESVCP)
European Society of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD)
European Society of Veterinary Neurology (ESVN)
European Veterinary Dental College (EVDC)
European Veterinary Dental Society (EVDS)
European Zoo Nutrition Centre (EZNC)
Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary
Associations (FECAVA)
Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science
Associations (FELASA)
Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)
Guild of Essential Oil Therapists for Animals (GEOTA)
alternative & complementary United Kingdom (UK)
Holistic Animal Therapy Association of Australia (HATAA)
– Australia (AU)
Hong Kong Veterinary Association (HKVA)
– Hong Kong (HK)
International Alliance for Animal Therapy and Healing

alternative & complementary
International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine
International Association of Equine Professionals (IAEP)
International Council for Laboratory Animal Science
International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH)
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)
International Veterinary Radiology Association (IVRA)
International Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA)
International Veterinary Ultrasound Society (IVUSS)
Irwin Foundation
supports veterinary, schools and students
Laboratory Animal Science Association (LASA)
– United Kingdom (UK)
Lesbian & Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA)
Morris Animal Foundation  “A Healthier Tomorrow for Animals / “
National Animal Interest Alliance (NAIA)
National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP)
– Australia (AU)
National Association of Federal Veterinarians (NAFV)
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)
National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME)
National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues
National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) – United Kingdom (UK)
National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC)
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA)
New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA)
– New Zealand (NZ)
Nutrition Advisory Group (NAG)  Zoo Animals
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)
Pets with Diabetes
Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) – United Kingdom (UK)
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) – United Kingdom (UK)
Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) – United Kingdom (UK)
Singapore Veterinary Association (SVA)
– Singapore (SG)
Society for Theriogenology (SFT)
Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS)  -United Kingdom (UK)
Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (SVBT)
Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists (SVHP)
Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
Task Force for Veterinary Science (TFVS)
anti “alternative” and “complementary”
United States Animal Health Association (USAHA)
Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS)
Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS)
Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)
United Kingdom (UK)
Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia (VNCA)
Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC)
Veterinary Products Committee (VPC)
– United Kingdom (UK)
Wildlife Disease Association (WDA)
World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine
World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA)
World Veterinary Association (WVA)

State, Province, Territory, Local, …

Alabama Veterinary Medical Association (ALVMA)
Alaska Board of Veterinary Examiners
Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
British Columbia Veterinary Association (BCVMA)
California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)
College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO)
Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians
Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)
Delaware Veterinary Medical Association (DEVMA)
District of Columbia Veterinary Medical Association
El Paso Veterinary Medical Association (EPVMA)
Texas, United States (US)
Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA)
Florida Veterinary Technician Association (FVTA)
Georgia Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA)
Idaho Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA)
Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (ISVMA)
Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (IBVME)
Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA)
Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA)
Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association (LVMA)
Maine Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Maryland Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine
Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA)
New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA)
New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association  (NMVMA)
New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians
New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS)
Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association (NSVMA)
North Carolina – State Animal Response Team (SART)
Emergency Veterinary
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA)
Ohio Animal Health Foundation (OAHF)
Ohio Association of Veterinary Technicians (OAVT)
Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)
Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)
Ordre des m�decins v�t�rinaires du Qu�bec (OMVQ)
Quebec, Canada
Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA)
Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association (SVMA)

Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA)

Veterinary Technicians and Assistants Association of
Pennsylvania (VTAAP)

This page was last updated
March, 2008
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