The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) is a non-profit association that represents and promotes the profession of Veterinary Technology. Incorporated in 1981, NAVTA is the national organization devoted exclusively to developing and enhancing the profession of veterinary technology, through education, advocacy and promotion within the industry and to the general public. NAVTA is committed to education, career growth and the advancement of its members.
Whether you are a highly experienced veterinary technician or a newcomer to the veterinary health care team, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America has something to offer you.
Who can join?
NAVTA welcomes anyone in the veterinary industry, including veterinary assistants, credentialed veterinary technicians, veterinarians, educators and students.
NAVTA offers great benefits to our members!
Aside from being your industry voice to the public, NAVTA offers these and other great benefits:
An Active Member is a veterinary technician who has graduated from a program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and/or is licensed, certified, or registered as a veterinary technician. Active members are entitled to vote and hold an elected office. Active members must live in the United States.
An Associate Member is anyone who is not eligible for Active Membership, but is interested in the Association's goals. Associate members can serve on committees, but may not vote or hold an elected office. Associate membership is open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians residing outside the USA , and veterinary assistants.