The MVMA is the unified voice of its members by:
  • addressing the common concerns of you, a veterinarian;
  • advocating on behalf of veterinarians and their professional interests and animal welfare in both the legislature and among regulatory agencies;
  • helping you understand the complexities of legislation and the legislative process;
  • employing a legal team to monitor and pursue legislative issues;
  • addressing emerging issues through its array of specialty committees;
  • providing advisories; and
  • representing the profession to the government, the public and the media.
The MVMA is a resource by:
  • providing quality continuing education throughout the year at discounted prices for members;
  • receiving and disseminating up-to-date changes in laws and regulations that affect the profession;
  • acting as liaison between members, the Board of Registration in Veterinary Medicine, and other regulatory agencies;
  • publishing the MassVet News free to members, providing useful information, updates on important issues, ads, a calendar of events, and more;
  • negotiating discount programs not available to individuals;
  • offering its members free classified advertisements in our newsletter every year; and
  • answering all of your questions. If we don’t already have the answer, we will research and get back to you.
The MVMA is a network by:
  • providing the Find a Veterinarian website tool, a resource for the public to search providers in their location;
  • offering a forum for job postings on both our website and in the MassVet News – looking for a job or a new associate for your practice? We’ve got you covered;
  • connecting practice owners with relief veterinarians;
  • assisting potential practice buyers and practice owners in navigating the confidential business of selling and purchasing a practice;
  • providing an outlet for you to share your time and talents for the benefit of the profession through participation on one or more of our committees;
  • creating an issue-focused forum for members through its various committees. From the concept of One Health to diets, from large animals to wildlife, the MVMA has a committee discussing issues of the day; and
  • working collaboratively with the AVMA, state VMAs, and other allied veterinary organizations to expand the reach of your network.

The MVMA is a watchdog by:
We welcome your participation as a member in the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association and know that you will benefit and grow as a professional with us!

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