The Association of Avian Veterinarians was established in 1980. The Association membership is comprised of veterinarians from private practice, zoos, universities and industry, as well as allied personnel, technicians and students. Prior to 1987, Associate membership was open to all individuals with an interest in avian medicine. All Associate members, keeping their membership current, have been allowed to continue their membership in the Association.
Mission Statement: The Association of Avian Veterinarians is an international professional organization of practitioners advancing and promoting avian medicine, stewardship, and conservation through education of its members, the veterinary community and those they serve.
Slogan: "Advancing and promoting avian medicine and stewardship."
Purpose: Education of small animal practitioners with an interest in avian medicine.
- Serials linking to this organization: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
- Grants linking to this organization: AAV Wild Bird Health Research Fund