Welcome to The Alabama Veterinary Technician Association

Our Mission

The mission of the Alabama Veterinary Technician Association is to represent and promote the veterinary technology profession within the State of Alabama. AVTA provides direction, continuing education, and support for its members and works with allied professional organizations to ensure the competent care and humane treatment of animals, as well as to ensure public welfare.

Our Commitment

The AVTA is committed to the career growth and advancement of veterinary technicians and veterinary support staff within the State of Alabama. Whether you are a veterinary technician student, a new graduate, a veterinary assistant, a receptionist, an office manager or an experienced veterinary technician, AVTA is here for you!

AVTA Membership

​The Alabama Veterinary Technician Association welcomes and encourages new membership. We are committed to helping our members become leaders in our field by hosting continuing education programs for fellow technicians and support staff, pet emergency responder training, veterinary technology student instruction, aspects of animal shelter personnel training, community service, and more. Our members sit on the board of the ASVBME and act as liaisons to the ALVMA to ensure that our voice is being heard.

*We accept new membership applications and renewals at any time during the year, but all memberships and privileges expire December 31st of each calendar year.

Meet the AVTA Board

Alabama Practice Act

Constitution of AVTA

AVTA Meetings

2023 Sponsors

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Job Board

A list of job opportunities we have received and found fit for our members. To have a job opportunity posted email us at alvettech@gmail.com

Scholarships and Awards

The AVTA is committed to helping veterinary technicians and with support from our sponsors, offers biannual scholarships!

College Programs

Veterinary Technician & Assistant Programs in Alabama.

Madison Foreman

2022 Alabama Veterinary Technician of the Year

Madison Foreman, LVT
Award recipient

2022 Service Award winner

Barbara Robinson, LVT
Award recipient

Our 2021 president, Bethany Trucks, and board members at large, Debbie Whitten and Guyanne Harris, had the honor of presenting the AVTA 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. David Hayes. The AVTA thanks Dr. Hayes for his impactful work and service to the veterinary technician profession.

Congratulations, Dr. Hayes and THANK YOU!