Membership Options

  • Active Member — Holds a DVM degree and is permitted to engage in veterinary medical activities under the laws of Ohio. Annual Dues: $180
  • New Graduate Member — Has graduated from a veterinary colleage within the past two years; considered Active Members for purposes of enjoying benefits and having the right to vote. Recent grads pay the New Graduate Member rate for the two years following graduation; in the third year, they renew at the Active Member rate and receive a $100 voucher to the Midwest Veterinary Conference. Annual Dues: $120
    • Monthly dues payment option available for New Graduate Members! Learn More »
  • Resident/Intern Member — Currently in a residency or internship program. Annual Dues: $60
  • Affiliate Member (formerly Associate Member) — A veterinarian who resides outside Ohio but wishes to enjoy OVMA membership information and access to benefits (except for voting). Annual Dues: $60
  • Military Member (new for 2o17!) — Open to uniformed military and civil service veterinarians, including active and reservists whose permanent address is or was in Ohio, and/or who previously were an OVMA member in another category. Annual Dues: $60
  • Student Member — Open to veterinary students who are enrolled or have been accepted in an accredited college of veterinary medicine. Dues: $25 covers all four years (plus remainder of graduation year)
  • Sustaining Member — A veterinarian who was an Active Member of the OVMA but is no longer engaged in the practice of veterinary medicine for financial consideration due to retirement or a disability. OVMA verification required.* Annual Dues: $60
  • Life Member — An Active Member who has belonged to OVMA for 30 or more years and who has either retired or have reached age 70. The OVMA Board of Directors must confirm membership.* Annual Dues: None

*Do you qualify for Sustaining or Life Membership? Log in to your member profile to find out and apply, or contact us to inquire.

  • Auxiliary Member A veterinarian's spouse or partner. Annual Dues: $25