The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. We are an association of veterinary medicine regulatory boards whose membership includes licensing bodies in 63 jurisdictions, including all of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the ten Canadian provinces.

Vision: The AAVSB provides comprehensive information and services to enhance the efficiency of veterinary regulation.

Mission: To support and advance the regulation of veterinary medicine.

We value:

  • Protection of the public
  • Reliability & accuracy
  • Ethics & integrity
  • Service excellence
  • Active inclusion, participation, & collaboration
  • Stewardship of resources

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