The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 95,000 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.


AKVMA aligns with the AVMA and has representation in the AVMA House of Delegates.  AKVMA’s delegates are Dr. Mary Ann Hollick and Dr. Amanda Taylor.


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Partners for Healthy Pets

“Partners for Healthy Pets is a committee of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation created to ensure pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular veterinary visits. Led by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association, this is an unprecedented collaborative alliance of over 100 veterinary associations, colleges of veterinary medicine and animal health companies all committed to a vision of improved overall health for pets.

Partners for Healthy Pets provides tools and resources that help communicate the value and benefit of preventive care, enhance the veterinary client relationship, improve the overall quality of preventive healthcare provided for patients and has recently launched an advertising campaign to promote the importance of annual veterinary checkups.”  Click here to learn more.