Join the AVMA

The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. With every new member, our voice becomes stronger, more effective, and enables change.

Join more than ​88,000 of your fellow veterinarians by becoming a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

What are the Benefits?

Become a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and receive a vast array of valuable membership benefits and services.


  • Journal of the AVMA (JAVMA), or American Journal of Veterinary Research (AJVR)
  • Discount member pricing on AVMA products, services, and meetings
  • Access to the members only areas of the AVMA website
  • E-newsletters and alerts to keep you on top of what's going on in your profession
  • Discounts for members on personal and practice products and services, insurance, Lands' End logo'd apparel, Bank of America credit card and practice solutions, car rentals, and much more

Tools and Resources

  • 2016 Annual Convention, August 5-9 in San Antonio, TX
  • Veterinary Economics - articles and research reports to keep you up to date on veterinary economics
  • Personal Financial Planning tool - track your expenses to help reach your financial goals
  • Advocacy - Promoting and protecting the profession on state and federal levels
  • Veterinary Career Center - career resources at your fingertips
  • - Comprehensive, mobile-friendly and knowledgeable

Other Privileges

  • Hold AVMA office
  • Vote in AVMA elections
  • Volunteer opportunities to serve on AVMA councils and committees
  • Eligible for dues reduction options

Ready to join? Apply now!​​

Read more details on these benefits and more

Questions? Check out our Membership FAQs, or contact the Member Services & Recruitment Center (MSRC) at 800-248-2862, ext. 6631. MSRC representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:45 pm (CST).