About CVMA

About CVMA

Organized veterinary medicine in California began on January 11, 1888 at a meeting held by a small group of veterinary practitioners in San Francisco. They formed the California State Veterinary Medical Association, the 14th state association in the nation.

From this small beginning, CVMA grew to its present status as one of the largest veterinary medical associations in the nation and assumed its leadership position through ambitious, innovative programs.

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Marijuana and Pets

CVMA President Dr. Ken Pawlowski discusses pets and marijuana. View the video and more information on this important topic...

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2017 Economic Issues Report and Data Explorer Tool

The CVMA is pleased to release the 2017 Economic Issues Report and new Data Explorer Tool. The 2017 Economic Issues...

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