Select scrubs closeout sale underway

Embroidered with the ACVS Veterinary Surgeon logo, PerforMAX scrub tops in Caribbean blue and jade and AngelStat scrub tops in emerald green, sapphire blue, and raspberry are available in a limited supply for $15. Scrub pants are available for $10. Scrub orders can be placed online or using the surgical scrubs order form. Email acvs@acvs.org […]

Veterinary Surgery seeks an associate editor

Veterinary Surgery is seeking an associate editor with expertise in the small animal soft tissue discipline and invites interested Diplomates to apply by submitting a short statement of interest and relevant experience by April 12, 2024. The position has a three-year renewable term and starts November 1, 2024. LEARN MORE

ACVS call for volunteers now open

The College and its work are sustained by its volunteers. Are you interested in becoming actively involved? The call for volunteers is now open!

ACVS and ACVS Foundation awards nominations due April 1

The deadline to submit your recommendations for five prestigious ACVS and ACVS Foundation awards to be presented at the 2024 Surgery Summit is fast approaching. Download each award’s nomination packet to view eligibility and submit your nomination.

ACVIM courses open to ACVS Diplomates and veterinary surgery residents

These two courses offered by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine are open to ACVS Diplomates and veterinary surgery residents. Follow the links to learn more. A Comprehensive Approach to Enteral Feeding: Why, When and How  Practical Transfusion Medicine

Remembering ACVS Emeritus Diplomate Bruce A. Christie

ACVS is saddened by the loss of Emeritus Diplomate Bruce A. Christie, who passed on February 19, 2024. Among his long list of achievements, Dr. Christie was one of the first Australian veterinary surgeons to achieve ACVS board certification.

ACVS opposes nonveterinarians performing surgical procedures

Efforts are currently underway in various state legislatures that would allow individuals who do not hold a veterinary license to perform surgery on animals. The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) strongly opposes these efforts and believes they will result in increased risk to animal health and safety. All surgical procedures, even those considered routine, […]

President-elect and Regents nominations due March 6

All Diplomates are encouraged to submit nominations for the ACVS president-elect, large animal regent, and small animal regent terms beginning October 2024. This is your opportunity to shape the College’s future leadership. President-elect candidates must have a large animal emphasis. View the criteria and submit nominations.

ACVS responds to recent Florida state legislature bill

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) is aware of a bill recently introduced in the Florida state legislature cited as the Veterinary Workforce Innovation Act. If enacted, this bill would authorize certain individuals who are not veterinarians to use the title veterinary professional associates (associates). Associates would be permitted to perform certain veterinary duties […]

ACVS congratulates 62 Diplomates on their continued certification

In December 2023, ACVS completed its maintenance of certification record audit for Diplomates certified in 2018. The Board of Regents congratulates 61 Diplomates on their continued certification and one Diplomate on successful reinstatement of certification through December 31, 2028.