Important Updates

NEW! A Shelter Veterinarian's Guide to COVID-19


New PublicationThe American Heartworm Society and Association of Shelter Veterinarians' 2019 Shelter Heartworm Management Practices Survey

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New Publications on Salary Survey: Surveys of Salary, Benefits, and Job Responsibilities for Veterinarians Employed in the Field of Shelter Medicine in the United States Conducted in 2011 and 2018 and Determinants of Salary for Veterinarians Employed in the Field of Shelter Medicine in the United States


First Annual Town Hall - We realize that many of you are inundated with response to COVID-19. Therefore, we have cancelled the town hall for now. Please watch for this to be rescheduled.


The long awaited updated AAFP Retroviral Guidelines are here. Watch a Maddie's Fund webinar with Dr Julie Levy on demand to learn about highlights from these updated guidelines.


New CE Opportunities! We have teamed up with the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement to bring you these exciting offers. New Dates Coming Soon!


NEW ARTICLE POSTED! ASV is happy to announce “Shelter Snapshot”, a collaborative column between the ASV and dvm360.com.  Read More


FREE WEBINAR -  The Optimal Time for Spay/Neuter: An Analysis of Critical Spay/Neuter Literature - Now Available On Demand!


FREE WEBINAR - Behavioral Pharmacology In Shelter Settings. Now Available On Demand!


The American Heartworm Society and ASV publish "best practices" to help stop heartworm transmission via transported dogs. Download PDF.


ASV Endorses Recommendations for Feline Spay/Neuter Surgery


Heartworm Brochure Available!


Updated Spay/Neuter Guidelines Available NOW!!                              

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.


Board Certification in Shelter Veterinary Medicine is a reality!


From A Dream to Reality: Diplomate Status in Shelter Medicine Practice