The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) provides leadership for and promotes excellence in academic veterinary medicine to prepare the veterinary workforce with the scientific knowledge and skills required to meet societal needs through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) represents more than 88,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
Other professional organizations include the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA) and the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI).
Below you will find resources to help you plan your finances as you apply to DVM programs.