Our Professional Affiliations

Main Street Animal Hospital is proud to be affiliated with the following professional veterinary organizations.


AVMA: American Veterinary Medicine Association

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 78,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. http://www.avma.org/

MVMA: Massachusetts Veterinary Medicine Association

MVMA is the only organization whose primary mission is to represent and assist veterinarians in Massachusetts. Since its founding as the Massachusetts Veterinary Association in 1884, MVMA and its members have provided “professional caring for the health and welfare of animals and society.” Members hail from all aspects of the profession-clinical practitioners, academics, researchers, and institutional veterinarians-and from all stages of their careers, graduation through retirement. Through MVMA, our over 1,100 members work together for the common good of veterinary medicine, while achieving personal and professional growth. http://www.massvet.org/

NHVMA: New Hampshire Veterinary Medicine Association

The New Hampshire Veterinary Medicine Association promotes responsible pet ownership and preventive medicine; acts as a liaison with animal welfare groups; advises state government on animal health laws; proposes and monitors legislation pertaining to animal and related public health issues and works with the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, the New Hampshire Board of Veterinary Medicine and related public health and human services agencies. http://www.nhvma.unh.edu/

AVDS: American Veterinary Dental Society

The American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS) was founded in 1976 for the purpose of creating a forum – a forum for advancing the knowledge, education, and awareness of veterinary dentistry among veterinarians, students and the public. Through our efforts, we are successfully increasing awareness of the importance of this facet of animal medicine. http://www.avds-online.org/

VHMA: Veterinary Hospital Management Association

VHMA is a unique association, created in 1981 by and for veterinary hospital managers. The guiding principles are to pursue excellence in practice management, open channels of communication, and create the opportunity to develop friendships between practices. VHMA offers a certification process for veterinary practice managers, as well as conferences exclusively for management.  http://www.vhma.org/

AHS: American Heartworm Society

The mission of the American Heartworm Society is to be the global resource for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heartworm disease. http://www.heartwormsociety.org/