About AO VET

An independent nonprofit organization advancing the practice of veterinary surgery to improve patient outcomes

If you are interested in veterinary orthopedics, you should be part of AO VET!

AO VET is an independent nonprofit organization that represents a global network of surgeons, scientists, and other professionals highly specialized in veterinary surgery of the musculoskeletal system.

Alongside its strong focus on education, AO VET key activities lie in the areas of community development, research and development, and the AO Technical Commission.

icon vet who we are

Who we are

Discover the only global academic community in veterinary medicine

icon global

What we do

Explore AO VET's key activities and objectives

icon how to involve

How to get involved

Identify the numerous ways you can get involved with AO VET

Join our community

Take the first step in being part of AO VET's network and sign up for our newsletters about AO VET events and activities

The voice of the AO VET community

More AO VET love stories


The AO is proud to have unveiled its own Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiative this past year and will now include Mentorship as a new entity. This entity, “project horizon”, will be dedicated to cultivating a diverse member and leadership organization, to ongoing self-reflection, and to promote those values throughout the AO community.

This might also interest you

icon history

AO VET history

How we got here—get immersed in the history of AO VET

icon organization


Explore the administrative structure behind AO VET

icon sponsoring opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities

Want to get involved? Explore all AO VET sponsorship opportunities

Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.