Help future generations learn from the experience and history of our profession.

Founded in 1978, the American Veterinary Medical History Society (AVMHS), is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting research, study, understanding, communication, and appreciation for the history of the veterinary medical profession, especially in America. Membership is open to anyone interested in this subject.

"Devoted to the Diffusion of Veterinary History"


Annual Meeting at AVMA Convention, San Diego, California

July 31-August 4, 2020

Watch for information about AVMHS history-related activities at the AVMA Convention.

Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest

Essays due April 15, 2021

Veterinary students are encouraged to research and write about veterinary history to win prizes.


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