The North American Veterinary Community

Our Vision

A world in which the veterinary healthcare team thrives.

Our Mission Statement

The NAVC is a nonprofit organization that creates unparalleled opportunities for the veterinary community that foster lifelong learning, encourage growth and promote well-being to advance animal care worldwide.

Our Values

Inclusive – We welcome and respect individuality within the global animal healthcare community.

Driven – We serve veterinary professionals around the world with integrity and a commitment to excellence.

Curious – We consistently analyze how things can be done in a new or better way.

Spirited – We cultivate a fun, caring and respectful environment for our employees and community.

Accountable – We hold each other responsible for following through on commitments and working together as a high-performing team.

Our History

Discover the roots and evolution of our veterinary community.

NAVC History

Awards

See the NAVC’s awards and accolades.

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Governance

See the NAVC’s Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.

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Impact

View the NAVC’s 2022 Impact Report

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It Takes All Kinds

Building a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Future for the Veterinary Community
At the NAVC, our mission is to create unparalleled opportunities for the veterinary community that foster lifelong learning, encourage growth, and promote well-being to advance animal care worldwide. We believe in creating opportunities that are inclusive of all people, regardless of background, ability, experience, or perspective, and we are committed to cultivating a respectful and welcoming environment where all feel comfortable in sharing their unique viewpoints. Our ultimate goal is to give you the tools necessary to thrive in your career and in your life. Our pledge to you is that we will not support any form of bias or discrimination and will stand firm against any such acts or behaviors. We commit to leading, inspiring, and supporting the veterinary community to take intentional actions to accelerate the path toward a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future.
View Our Official Statement on DE&I
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