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Survey: Pet owners want an in-person VCPR

Most pet owners believe the veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR) should be established in person rather than virtually. That's one finding of a new AVMA survey that also found a majority of owners prefer that a veterinarian oversee their pet’s care.

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Tell us who inspires you!

Help identify our profession's talented, accomplished colleagues. AVMA Excellence Awards honor those who excel in every discipline, and they're powered by AVMA members. Nominations close in January. See award categories

Your veterinarian's unparalleled experience

The level of advanced training and education that veterinarians achieve may surprise some pet owners. Here's how AVMA President Dr. Rena Carlson outlined the rigors of veterinary education in a recent article. Read now

Become a mentor—Get a mentor

MentorVet Connect, brought to you by the AVMA, connects new veterinary graduates with trained mentors, free of charge. The connection can transform both partners. Apply now to become a mentor or mentee.

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Explore the Journey for Teams

Every veterinary team member now has a pathway to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces. Discover the Journey for Teams—and see why veterinary colleagues are excited about it.

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Talking about cost of care

An intentional approach to conversations around cost of care helps clients understand treatment options while relying on the veterinarian’s expertise. Learn how in a new webinar on AVMA Axon.

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