Non-veterinarians may also apply for CAVMA Affiliate Membership.
Applicants for Affiliate Membership must be sponsored by a current CAVMA Veterinary Member in good standing, must agree to follow the CAVMA bylaws and must pay the full amount of yearly dues.
This category is available to veterinary paraprofessionals defined as current veterinary hospital employees including licensed and unlicensed veterinary technicians, assistants and office managers and currently enrolled students in a college of veterinary medicine.
Individual members of a veterinary allied-industry may also apply for Affiliate membership. These are defined as those parties interested in the advancement of the veterinary medical profession. These are individuals in education or teaching in veterinary fields, and those in government or industry in veterinary fields.
Benefits of membership for non-veterinarians:
- includes all the benefits of veterinary members excluding the right to vote or to run for office.