MISSION AND HISTORY OF TVMA
The mission of the TVMA is to preserve, promote and protect the veterinary medical profession and to advance animal health for the well-being of animals and humans.
The purposes of TVMA shall be:
- To create a community of veterinary practice in Texas;
- To build a better profession;
- To serve society.
A Legacy of Service
The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) was organized in 1903 and continues to operate as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the state of Texas. The purpose of TVMA is to support veterinarians as they practice the art and science of veterinary medicine in Texas. TVMA is owned by its members who pay dues and use our products, programs and services. These member-owners currently number more than 3500 licensed veterinarians practicing throughout the state of Texas.
Today, TVMA is one of the largest state veterinary medical associations in the nation and is recognized for its leadership on important issues, innovative solutions and effective representation. The excellence of its educational programs, publications and legislative efforts has fostered an outstanding reputation among veterinarians and sister associations across the country.