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Veterinary Associations & Organizations

AAHA Helping Pets Fund
The American Animal Hospital Association, or AAHA, is a non-profit veterinary organization that that accredits companion animal veterinary hospitals in the US and Canada. The AAHA Helping Pets Fund helps people provide necessary veterinary care for their pets. To learn more about this fund program, I interviewed Tamara Fox, the AAHA Helping...

American Animal Hospital Association
An international association known for its high standards of excellence in hospital evaluations.

American Association of Bovine Practitioners
Latest news, meetings, and employment listings.

American Association of Equine Practitioners
This site features a 'Virtual Trade Show' and General Store.

American Association of Feline Practitioners
In existence for over 25 years, this association is for practitioners striving for excellence in feline medicine and surgery.

American Association of Swine Practitioners
Read the latest news, find out about meetings, read abstracts. There is a bulletin board available, but you need to register first.

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Check out the Diplomate's profiles or take an case study quiz in the Professional Arena.

American College of Veterinary Pharmacists
The ACVP is a professional organization for pharmacists with a mission of education and continued service for veterinarians and veterinary patients.

American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
This organization focuses on education for veterinarians relating to preventative veterinary medicine and public health (zoonotic diseases).

American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Information about board certification in veterinary surgery, and how to find a veterinary surgeon in your area.

American Heartworm Society
Stay current on heartworm information.

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
Professional veterinary association for study and practice of alternative veterinary treatments.

American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association
A college level student organization dedicated to promote and stimulate interest in the field of veterinary medicine.

American Veterinary Assistants Association
AVAA is the only organization specifically designed for and about, veterinary assistants.

American Veterinary Medical Association
This site has something for everyone - veterinarians, pet owners, and kids.

American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Founded by the AVMA in 1963, this organization funds studies, invests in veterinary education, and provides educational materials for the public.

Association of Avian Veterinarians
Links to pet bird care and poison control.

Association of Veterinary Technician Educators
The mission of this association is to provide quality education for those entering the field of veterinary technology.

North American Veterinary Technician Association
Education requirements, technical duties, and career opportunities for veterinary technicians.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
This site has a lot of useful information, especially the breed-specific genetic databases for several heritable conditions.

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is the regulatory body for the veterinary profession in the United Kingdom.

Singapore Veterinary Association
A well-designed and easy to navigate site for the Singapore Veterinary Association. Several SVA Journal abstracts available online.

Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists
Society to promote educational resources and opportunities for veterinary hospital pharmacists.

United States Animal Health Association
A national non-profit organization to control livestock diseases in the United States.

Veterinary Cancer Society
The goal of the VCS is to promote communication, and to share information concerning cancer in animals.

Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society
This organization aims to provide a forum and educational resources for those interested in emergency and critical care.

Veterinary Careers - Vet Techs
Working with animals requires a love of animals and the knowledge of how to work with them safely to properly take care of them. People who work as Veterinary Technicians learn the necessary handling skills and knowledge by attending veterinary technical school or by learning the skills on-the-job. What is involved in a veterinary technician...

Get To Know The American Animal Hospital Association AAHA
The tagline for the American Animal Hospital Association, or AAHA, is "The Standard of Veterinary Excellence." What exactly does this mean, and why should you care about AAHA? Learn more about this veterinary association in my interview with Jason Merrihew, Associate Public Relations Manager for the American Animal Hospital Association.

Finding a Veterinarian You Love - Share your tips for finding a veterinarian...
Most of us have experienced needing to find a new vet at some point. Whether you just moved to a new location, adopted a first pet, or need to find a new vet (or specialist) for your current pets, how did you do it? In the "old days" people would turn to the phone book, now more often it is Google. Did a friend recommend a vet, or did an...

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