Since 1886, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association has protected the interests of veterinarians in Maryland. Members include veterinarians and technicians; small animal, equine and food animal practitioners; and private, government and academic practitioners.
The Maryland Veterinary Medical Association offers membership in the following categories:
Available to veterinarians practicing in the State of Maryland. Annual dues are $275.
The following discounts apply to new graduates:
- One year out of veterinary medical college, membership is complimentary.
- Two years out of veterinary medical college, membership is complimentary.
- Three years out of veterinary medical college, membership is $150.
Available to retired veterinarians who want to remain active in the profession. Dues are $100 per year.
Available to veterinarians practicing in states other than Maryland who agree to abide by the Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics and MVMA’s Constitution and Bylaws. Dues are $100 per year.
Available to graduates of a College of Veterinary Medicine who are employed by local, state or federal governments and who are not in private practice. Dues are $80 per year.
Available to graduates of a College of Veterinary Medicine who are employed by academic veterinary medical institutions and who are not in private practice. Dues are $80 per year.
Registered Veterinary Technician Membership:
Available to Registered Veterinary Technicians who have been recommended by a regular member of the MVMA. Dues are $25 per year.
Any partnership, corporation, institution or other entity who is not otherwise eligible for membership in the Association and whose interest and/or business involves or affects the veterinary profession (i.e. vendors to the veterinary industry) but desires to support the purpose of the Association. Corporate members appoint a representative to receive Association e-news and publications. Representative may participate in MDVMA’s programs and activities, and may serve on a committee. Dues are $100 per year.