About AVMA

Who We Are

The AVMA is a not-for-profit association representing more than ​91,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.


AVMA members are represented by elected or appointed volunteer leaders serving in a wide range of positions. Have questions about the AVMA’s governance structure or strategic planning process? You’re in the right place.

AVMA Careers

Looking to find a career opportunity at the AVMA? Find out more here.


The American Veterinary Medical Foundation, the AVMA's charitable arm, is the national foundation for veterinary medicine and animal health. Its mission: "to develop resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health."

Student AVMA (SAVMA)

The Student American Veterinary Medical Association gives a national voice to more than 16,000 veterinary student members from over 36 schools of veterinary medicine, both within the U.S. and across the globe.

Allied Organizations

The AVMA’s allied organizations are represented in the AVMA House of Delegates and provide representation for members of specialty groups (constituent organizations) and state veterinary medical associations (principal organizations).

AVMA Store (Products)

View and purchase client education brochures, veterinary practice resources, market research reports, and classroom/children’s materials. Many items can be downloaded for free; others require a nominal fee. AVMA members receive discounted pricing.