Memberships and Associations
The team at Highway 24 constantly works to improve their knowledge and skills. This requires that our staff be actively engaged with the industry.
Our associations provide education and resources on industry news, medical advances, technology, and even on new procedures. Highway 24 Veterinarians and staff are proud members of the following associations:
CVO – The College is a regulatory body that governs the veterinary profession since 1874. The college protects and serves the public through the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine.
AAHA – established in 1933 AAHA is the only companion animal exclusive veterinary association. Only 12-15% of all veterinary practices in the USA and Canada are AAHA accredited. To become accredited companion animal hospitals undergo regular comprehensive evaluations by AAHA veterinary experts who evaluate the practice on over 900 standards of veterinary care. The association also provides educational tools and resources.
OVMA – The OVMA is the largest veterinary association in Canada. Starting in 1874, this organization has grown and serves Ontario Veterinarians by providing world class continuing education, career advice, and management assistance. The OVMA is also credited with creating the Farley Foundation.
CAVD – Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology began in 1984 providing an information network veterinary dermatologists and general practitioners with an special interest in dermatology . This association also hosts seminars and even the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology.
OAVT – is a professional organization that exists to promote, maintain and regulate the professional standards of veterinary technicians and vet technologists. The OAVT also provides continuing education for technicians and continues to promote veterinary technicians in our community.
CVMA – The CVMA is the national and international voice for Canada’s veterinarians, providing leadership and advocacy for veterinary medicine. The priorities of the CVMA are to provide leadership on national veterinary issues and advocate for animal welfare.