About ABVP

The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) is one of twenty-two AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty organizations comprising 40 distinct specialties. ABVP is a leader in the veterinary industry, committed to preserving the food chain and protecting the human-animal bond, and is the only board-certifying body that offers certification in the care of TOTAL patient.

ABVP Promises:

  • To set the highest standards in veterinary care and encourage kindness and compassion for animals and mankind.
  • To nurture a spirit of curiosity and continuous learning and advancement through our exclusive, intensive certification process and by sharing expert knowledge and ideas throughout the veterinary society.
  • To foster a strong sense of community among our Diplomates by distinguishing and connecting the most trusted and committed practitioners in the profession.
  • To hold ourselves and others to the highest ethical standards by standing behind our mission, enforcing commendable policies and being the example.