American Veterinary Medical Association – www.avma.org
The mission of the Association is to improve animal and human health and advance the veterinary medical profession. Established in 1863, the AVMA is a not-for-profit association representing more than 85,000 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.
American Animal Hospital Association – www.aahanet.org
Founded in 1933 by seven leaders in the veterinary industry, AAHA has been committed to excellence, promoting high-quality standards, improving pet care and supporting small animal practices.
American Association of Feline Practitioners – www.catvets.com
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) improves the health and welfare of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education, and scientific investigation. Search for a ‘Cat Friendly Practice’ and information about cat diseases written by recognized feline veterinary experts and leaders.
American Association of Equine Practitioners – www.aaep.org
The AAEP is the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to equine veterinary medicine and is a leading medical authority on the health and welfare of the horse. From pleasure horses to elite equine athletes, the AAEP and its nearly 10,000 members work to raise the standard of horse health for all breeds and disciplines. Includes health resources for horse owners.
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners – www.aasrp.org
The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP) was founded in 1968 to further the programs and studies of those working with small ruminants – sheep, goats, camelids, elk, deer and other related species. AASRP encourages education, research and training to promote good health and productivity and to benefit organization members around the world. They provide a single forum for those with interests in small ruminants, where we can exchange ideas, share knowledge and together set goals and objectives that will benefit the industry as a whole.AASRP’s primary goals are to work in cooperation with regulatory agencies, to further the professional development of members and to provide resources to elevate the standards of small ruminant medicine.