Your professional association is a great place to stay on top of the latest veterinary knowledge and news while helping you achieve success in your career.
For practical help about your rights in the workplace, the AVA provides a free human resources helpline.
A program of events from divisions, branches and special interest groups keep you at the cutting edge of your profession, and building on the skills you already have. At the same time, you can keep in touch with colleagues who can help you succeed. Or join our online discussions to find out information and discuss ideas. You can also comment on news articles on the AVA website if you have an urge to make a point!
A comprehensive continuing professional development program, Vet Ed, offers a range of opportunities to learn new skills and grow as a veterinarian. Our Centre for Professional Success gives you the information and resources you need to be a success, while our special interest groups provide the latest clinical information and resources to help you do your job.
If you’re feeling the pressure at work or home, it might help to talk to someone who understands what it means to be a veterinarian. Our free, confidential telephone support service can provide advice, or just an opportunity to get something off your chest.
AVA members receive a premium reduction for professional indemnity insurance provided through Guild Insurance. For those who don’t own a practice, the reduction can be as high as 50%.
And when you decide to work and travel overseas, a low-cost overseas online membership keeps you connected with the profession back home.