The ASV is the professional organization for shelter veterinarians, consisting of over 1500 members and 28 student chapters from around the globe.
The mission of the ASV is to advance and support the practice of shelter medicine in order to improve community animal health and well-being.
Announcing the Wysiwash Wellness Grant! Hurry - Deadline for filing is December 31, 2016! A new grant helps animal shelters take on new measures to control the spread of disease, sponsored by Wysiwash and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. Find out more!
NEW LOGO! The ASV Board of Directors are excited to reveal a new logo for the organization! ASV has grown and seen a lot of changes since it was first established. There have many exciting developments in recent years and the Board felt it was time to update the logo to reflect these changes and present a more modern look. You will see the changes take effect on July 15th. We hope you like the new look!
ASV Past President, Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore in the news and doing great things! Read all about her new project in suspected cases of animal abuse in the Boston area.
Million Cat Challenge Update - Half a million cats saved so far!! Read more
Board Certification in Shelter Veterinary Medicine is now a reality!