Join or Renew


Whether you are renewing your membership or are wanting to become a new member, we welcome you!   Memberships are a 365-day membershipOnce you complete your new membership or renewal form online, you will have the choice to pay by credit card, check, or request an invoice. 


Membership Benefits

Members receive access to our robust database of evidence-based resources, as well as a variety of opportunities to network and expand your connections in the field including:

  • Reduced rates for posting job opportunities
  • Free job search tools
  • Access to members-only directory
  • Annual member events
  • Networking opportunities
  • ASV program updates, news and alerts
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Event calendar of Shelter Medicine CE opportunities
  • Members-only database of shelter-related resources
  • Continuing Education webinars
  • Discounts products and services from ASV Associate companies (click HERE to see our current Associates)
  • Access to members-only Shelter Vet Discussion Board (excludes affiliate members)
  • Access to the ASV Veterinarians Member Discussion Facebook Group (excludes affiliate members)

Membership Types 

Active Veterinarian - Dues are $80 per year.
Open to any licensed veterinarian. Active members receive full membership benefits.

Residents/Interns/Fellows - Dues are $55 per year.
Open to any graduate veterinarian pursuing advanced training in shelter medicine practice through a formal clinical training program. Such individuals will be considered active members with full membership benefits. Discounted membership rates will be honored for the duration of the training program.

Veterinary Student - Dues are $10 per year.
Open to students of an accredited school of veterinary medicine. Student members receive full membership benefits. Please note that all students that are members of a student chapter receive a free veterinary student membership through a discount code provided to that chapter.

Student Chapter - Dues are $125 per year.
Students enrolled in Colleges of Veterinary Medicine that do not have a current student chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians are encouraged to form a chapter at their institution. Please contact for information on starting a student chapter. Student Chapter members receive full membership benefits.

Affiliate - Dues are $20 per year.
Open to any non-veterinarian. Affiliate members receive limited membership benefits.



To Join as a NEW MEMBER - first create an account by clicking the "Login" button. When you login you will be able to join our membership.

To Renew your membership - login and follow the "renew" link on the right hand side of the screen.