The AVA runs a number of programs that make a valuable contribution to the community, and help veterinarians to maintain a high level of patient care.
|AVA PetPEP is a community education program that teaches responsible pet ownership and how to behave around companion animals.|
|The New Graduate Friendly Practice Accreditation Scheme supports new graduates and highlights veterinary practices that support them as they make the transistion into practice.|
|The ASAVA Hospital Accreditation Scheme endorses companion animal practices that achieve the highest level of quality health care and practice management procedures.|
|The Microchip Accreditation Program ensures clients receive the best quality of care when microchipping their pet.|
|The Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia Scheme is a joint initiative of the Australian Veterinary Association and the Australian National Kennel Council to help reduce hip and elbow disease in registered pure bred dogs.|
|The Australian Canine Eye Scheme is a national assessment system for registered dog breeds that offers a reliable screening service for a range of congenital and inherited eye conditions.|
The Bull Reporter provides veterinarians with a standardised way of reporting a bull's breeding soundness.
|The AVA Committee for Companion Animals in the Community is an advisory committee of veterinarians and other animal experts that provide expertise on companion animal ownership and management.|
|The AVA is a member of the Australian Companion Animal Council, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the benefits of socially responsible pet ownership.|