For The Life of

Your License

Programs designed for

the Veterinary field


Veterinary Technician
National Exam

Most state and provincial agencies use the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE®) to evaluate the competency of entry-level veterinary technicians and require a passing score for a veterinary technician to be credentialed.


Registry of Approved
Continuing Education

RACE® is one of the key programs provided by the AAVSB. The purpose of the RACE program is to develop and apply uniform standards related to providers and programs of continuing education (CE) in veterinary medicine.

Quick Start
News & Updates

The AAVSB is pleased to announce its new President and members of the 2021-2022 Board of Directors. Elections were held at the 2021 AAVSB Annual Meeting & Conference in Denver, Colorado on October 2, 2021.

Earlier this year, the American Association of Veterinary State Boards® (AAVSB®) launched Veterinary Care Elite, a gold standard program for veterinary technicians recognizing those who demonstrate their commitment to performing at the highest level.

The AAVSB is thrilled to continue the AAVSB Veterinary Technician National Examination® Celebrating Diversity Award. The next award recipient will be announced this Spring 2022 and will receive a VTNE exam voucher for their VTNE online application.

The AAVSB is pleased to share the AAVSB Guidance Document for CBD Use on Companion Animals as released at the 2021 AAVSB Annual Meeting & Conference.

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