Serving Oklahoma veterinarians since 1907
The Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) is a professional trade organization for veterinarians. The association was formed in 1907 and incorporated in 1934.
The membership of the association is composed of more than 1,000 individual Oklahoma veterinarians, Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences faculty, veterinary students, out-of-state veterinarians, and allied members. Member veterinarians enjoy many benefits of belonging to the OVMA. They are bound to the common goals of animal welfare and professionalism. Every year, each veterinarian licensed in Oklahoma must obtain 20 hours of continuing education to maintain their license to practice veterinary medicine in Oklahoma. The OVMA is a source for their education.
The objectives of the OVMA shall be to: advance the art and science of veterinary medicine; promote high educational and ethical standards within the veterinary medical profession;
Making a difference in the veterinary profession
We’re a community of individuals who are passionate about veterinary medicine and improving the lives of those it touches. Every year, laws and regulations are considered that could positively or negatively affect veterinarians, animals or animal health. The OVMA builds relationships within every level of government and engages in legislative advocacy on behalf of your interests in the veterinary industry. Your membership is vital to the success of our profession as it ensures veterinary medicine in our state remains uncompromised
Other perks of membership
You will receive our quarterly newsletter, the Communique, updating you with what your fellow veterinarians are doing around the state.
You will have access to the DVM Listserve, a way to connect to veterinarians around the state to discuss issues, ideas or comments with your peers.
You will have access to free classified advertising on the OVMA website and in the newsletter.
List of Relief Veterinarians
You will have access to a list of veterinarians across the state interested in relief work.
Premium Continuing Education
You will have access to local CE sessions with top-notch speakers.