The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. We are an association of veterinary medicine regulatory boards whose membership includes licensing bodies in 62 jurisdictions, including all of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and nine Canadian provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Saskatchewan.
Our mission is to support and advance the regulatory process for veterinary medicine.
Our vision is to be the primary source for comprehensive information that strategically advances and strengthens the veterinary regulatory community.
- Protection of the public
- Reliability & accuracy
- Ethics & integrity
- Service excellence
- Active inclusion, participation, & collaboration
- Stewardship of resources