Membership

Membership

Veterinarian Membership

Graduate of an accredited school of veterinary medicine in the country of issue.

Annual Dues Subscription Region
$185 E-Journal All
$225** Print & E-Journal(option will appear on registration form) US & Canada (**$20 additional postage for International Region)

Intern/Resident/Graduate Student Membership

Full-time, post-graduate veterinary students, interns and residents. Documentation of status may be requested.

Annual Dues Subscription*
$95 E-Journal

* "Veterinarian" membership category is required for a print journal subscription.

Retired Membership

Veterinarians who have maintained membership for 15 consecutive years immediately preceding their retirement.

Annual Dues Subscription*
$95 E-Journal

* "Veterinarian" membership category is required for a print journal subscription.

Developing Nation Veterinarian Membership

Veterinary health professional residing and actively engaged in the veterinary profession in a developing nation, as defined by the International Monetary Fund.

Annual Dues Subscription*
$10 E-Journal

* "Veterinarian" membership category is required for a print journal subscription.

Developing Nation Student Membership

Enrolled in a professional veterinary or technician curriculum and residing in a developing nation, as defined by the International Monetary Fund.

Annual Dues Subscription*
$5 E-Journal

* Print journal subscription not available with this membership.

Student Membership

Enrolled in a professional veterinary or technician curriculum and not attained a DVM or technician degree. Documentation of status may be requested.

Annual Dues Subscription Region
$10 E-Journal All
$110** Print & E-Journal(option will appear on registration form) US & Canada (**$20 additional postage for International Region)

Technician Membership

Veterinary technicians and veterinary nurses only. Documentation of status may be requested.

Annual Dues Subscription Region
$95 E-Journal All
$225** Print & E-Journal(option will appear on registration form) US & Canada (**$20 additional postage for International Region)

Allied Professional Membership

Any individual not eligible for veterinarian, technician, or student membership with an interest in any allied health profession or industry. Requires association approval.

Annual Dues Subscription Region
$225** Print & E-Journal US & Canada (**$20 additional postage for International Region)

Student Chapter Membership

Group of five or more veterinary students enrolled in the same school of veterinary medicine. Requires supervision by a veterinary faculty advisor. Note: the University itself holds this free membership.

Annual Dues Subscription Region
$ Print & E-Journal US & Canada (**$20 additional postage for International Region)

Benefits of Membership

Professional Growth

Members receive online access to AAV's internationally-recognized Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, Conference Proceedings Library, discounted conference registration rates, access to online continuing education courses and more.

Practice Building Tools

Choose to be listed in our public directory to reach new clients. AAV offers a collection of tools to start your avian practice or expand to offer services to avian clients. Access a library of printable handouts on avian species and topics for distribution to clients.

Networking Opportunities

Discuss cases and share resources with colleagues on our Members Only Facebook Group. Networking opportunities are also abundant at our annual conference.

Staying Informed

AAV's social media outlets, monthly E-newsletter and blogs keep members informed on all industry and association-related news.

Making a Difference

AAV Companion Bird and Wild Bird Health Funds have provided over half a million dollars to avian research projects since 1982. AAV offers scholarship opportunities and supports avian medicine in developing countries.

Show Your Commitment

AAV membership communicates your commitment to avian health, welfare and conservation to both colleagues and clients.

Ready to Apply or Renew?

AAV members engage in a multitude of fields related to the health and wellbeing of domestic and wild birds. Those fields include companion bird medicine and surgery, backyard poultry, conservation, wildlife, zoological medicine, regulatory, industry, aviculture and academic practice.

AAV members receive many benefits including subscription to the internationally recognized Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, online continuing education courses through our E-Learning Portal, access to the AAV conference proceedings library, downloadable client education materials, and more.

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