AAVN membership is open to the following categories of professionals who have an interest in animal nutrition (interpreted within the context of Article 4, Section 1 of the AAVN By-Laws):
Categories of Membership
Active Members are veterinarians who have an interest in any aspect of veterinary or animal nutrition (practice, teaching, industry, regulation, etc.), or nutritionists or animal scientists who have an interest in any aspect of veterinary or animal nutrition, or veterinary Technicians/Nurses who have an interest in veterinary or animal nutrition.
Student Members shall be enrolled in a school/college of veterinary medicine or technology or studying in a department of animal science. Veterinary interns, residents, and graduate students (Masters or PhD candidates) are included in the Student category. Proof of enrollment in a program of study may be requested but is not required.
Retired Membership is open to anyone who has previously been an Active Member and is no longer actively engaged in the practice of veterinary medicine or animal nutrition on a full or part-time basis. Retired members must have previously been an active member for at least 10 years. Please note that retired members may not vote or hold office. In order to be considered for the retired membership classification, please send a letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Life Member is defined as someone who who has been a dues paying member of the AAVN for at least 20 years and has made significant contributions to the field of veterinary nutrition and/or the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition (AAVN). Life members must be approved by the Executive Board.
Honorary Membership may be granted by the Executive Board to distinguished persons who have contributed to the advancement of veterinary nutrition.
AAVN Member Benefits
Membership benefits include:
AAVN Life Members