The ASV is the professional organization for shelter veterinarians, consisting of over 1500 members and 16 student chapters from around the globe.

ASV's Mission

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.



First Annual Town Hall

Registration is now open for the first annual virtual ASV town hall meeting. We realize that many of you are inundated with response to COVID-19. Therefore, we have postponed the meeting to April 23. Please click here for more information and to register.