Advocating for You

Issues That Impact the Veterinary Profession in Maryland. Get Involved!
Last year, Maryland lawmakers consistently told us they do not hear from veterinarians. They want to hear from you. We cannot fight bills or influence change without your voice!

Dr. Matthew Weeman, DVM, MS
Board of Directors Food Animal Representative
Chair, Legislative Committee

Legislative Updates

Sign up to be “on call” one or two of your scheduled days off during session. If every MDVMA member agrees to be “on call” just one day, we will make a huge impact for our profession. Want to know what to expect? Select one of the options below.

State Advocacy

MDVMA’s Legislative Committee is your exclusive advocate at the state level serving as the voice of the veterinary community in Annapolis. With the guidance and direction of our lobbyist, committee members monitor, support, and oppose legislation that impacts Maryland’s veterinary community and profession.

Federal Advocacy

The AVMA represents the interests of veterinarians through strategically targeted advocacy in Congress, with regulatory agencies, and before the courts. The AVMA works as a trusted partner to complement the advocacy work of MDVMA.