The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners is committed to the wellbeing of animals and those who care for them, and as such will not stay silent as people suffer due to systemic racism, sexism and other prejudices. Let us be clear, just as our veterinary oath applies to all species, our commitment is to all people regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality or identity.
Veterinarians who are ABVP Certified have proven knowledge and expertise above and beyond what is required to practice veterinary medicine.why become abvp certified
Certification takes dedication, adherence to high standards of practice and continuing education. Ultimately, it sets you apart— among the most ambitious, forward-thinking professionals in veterinary care, driven by a commitment to the wellbeing of animals and those who care for them.
Practitioner applicants must have five years clinical experience as a veterinarian.
Submit two case reports from the preceding five years, or one case report and one publication, along with other specialized documentation.
Residency applicants must complete a rotating internship, or a minimum of one year in practice.
Complete a two- or three-year, ABVP-approved residency training program.
Submit two case reports from the preceding five years, or one case report and one publication, for review along with other specialized documentation.