Join the AVMA

Join the AVMA

Your professional community

Support throughout your veterinary career

AVMA membership supports you in your day-to-day life with benefits that enhance your opportunities for success at every stage of your career. In addition to member-only tools and resources, members receive significant savings on AVMA products and services.

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Member benefits



Insurance products

Liability and business insurance products from AVMA PLIT Varies Not available
Life, disability, and other insurance from AVMA LIFE Varies Not available
Health, dental, and vision plans including the AVMA Association Health Plan  Varies Not available

Economic and financial resources

Salary estimator for early-career veterinarians Free Not available
Profit-loss calculator Free Not available
Market share estimator for companion animal practices Free Not available
Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook Free $80
Economic State of the Veterinary Profession report Free $125

Professional publications and scientific information

JAVMA Free $360
AJVR open-access publication fee $1,250 $1,600
Clinical and policy resources Free Limited access

Career services

Job posting on the Veterinary Career Center (60-day) $406 $541
Career transitions resources Free Not available

Marketing and client service tools

Client education brochures (package of 50) $16 $19
Downloadable posters and client handouts Free Not available
Digital marketing toolkits Free Not available
National Veterinary Charitable Care Grant Program Free Not available

Education and networking

AVMA Convention (advance registration) $585 $810
Veterinary Leadership Conference Member discount varies  
Other AVMA events Member discount varies  
Scholarships to attend CE events Varies Not available
CE webinars on AVMA Axon Free or discounted $25-30
Online certificate programs Free $75
Online member directory Free Not available

Discount purchasing and price comparison tools

Member Edge Member discount varies Not available
AVMA Direct Connect Free Not available

Wellbeing resources

QPR suicide prevention training Free Not available
Tools to strengthen your veterinary team Free Not available
Cyberbullying and crisis management help Free consultation Price varies

Member-driven AVMA priorities

Creation of AVMA policy Invaluable Not available
Input into AVMA strategy and priorities Invaluable Not available

Advocacy to support and protect veterinarians

Regulatory, legislative, and business advocacy Invaluable Invaluable
Protecting veterinarians’ ability to provide services Invaluable Invaluable
Promoting the value of veterinarians and our teams Invaluable Invaluable

Total member savings

More than $1400


Your member benefits don’t stop there

Take advantage of the full array of AVMA benefits that support you throughout your career. Find additional tools, scholarship opportunities, clinical resources, and much more, available exclusively to AVMA members.

All member benefits


2024 membership fees



  • Recent graduate (2022-2023) – SAVMA members in good standing


  • Full-time residency, internship, graduate or post-graduate study discount rate


Veterinary student

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Cost of AVMA membership in the first calendar year is prorated based on month the application is submitted.

Active and retired members may qualify for discounted fees or dues waivers. Learn more

If you are a 2024 veterinary graduate, please contact us before applying. You may qualify for additional benefits.

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