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Member Benefits

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 with three conferences a 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;

  • maintaining a network of professionals who are available to assist you in many of your confidential industry, professional and personal matters;

  • 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:

  • monitoring and pursuing illegal practices and practitioners in all areas affecting veterinary medicine:



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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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