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December 01, 2020

AVMF steps up support for vets and pets

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Amid a year of unprecedented difficulties, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation has been able to rise to the challenge thanks to the donors who support the AVMF.

“As the charitable arm of the AVMA, our programs are designed to facilitate and promote the good work of veterinarians. And so one of the things I’m most proud of is the positive effect that our programs have on member well-being,” said Dr. John Howe, AVMF board of directors chair.

“Whether it’s funding for student scholarships, reimbursement for charitable veterinary care, or educational programs to enhance self-care, I really think we’re making a difference in the lives of our members and the entire veterinary health care team.”

The AVMF will soon begin raising funds to support development of a new AVMA first responder certificate program to help veterinarians and veterinary technicians work effectively in disaster relief programs, according to Dr. Howe.