AOVET is the only world-wide academic community in veterinary medicine that delivers innovative educational and research opportunities. Becoming a member is the first step in joining the AOVET family and sharing your passion for veterinary surgery. 

The purpose of AOVET membership is threefold:

  • To offer access to a dynamic global network of experts and peers who share common interests and enthusiasm in the field of veterinary surgery and the musculoskeletal system

  • To encourage and inspire younger surgeons, such as residents, fellows, and early practitioners to pursue fulfilling careers and to get involved in leadership opportunities within the AOVET Governance structure

  • To provide a mechanism for disseminating improved patient care standards by supplying meaningful educational materials throughout a surgeon's career

AOVET inspires, sets high standards, and aids in success. AOVET is a family. Be a part of AOVET now!

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