Become a Member

Choose the proper category to renew your membership or join for the first time.

An additional $5 for international shipping will be added at checkout.

All persons interested in the history of veterinary medciine are welcome and encouraged to join.  

Annual memberships includes two issues of Veterinary Heritage and periodic Interim News & Comment newsletters: (Add $10.00USD for addresses outside the United States)

  • $35.00 for individual members

  • $40.00 for couples

  • $20.00 for students

  • $500 for life members (one time)

Join by Mail

Makes checks or money orders payable to: American Veterinary Medical History Society

Mail to: Susanne Whitaker, AVMHS Secretary-Treasurer, 23 Wedgewood Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850-1064

Non-Profit Status

AVMHS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization making membership dues and donations tax free.

Veterinary Heritage Subscriptions

Separate subscriptions to Veterinary Heritage ($30 USD for 2 issues/year) are available, primarily for libraries. An additional $10.00 USD will be added at checkout for addresses outside the United States.

Donate to AVMHS

You may donate any amount you wish with the button below. There is a "comment" section in the donation process that will let you specify what your gift is for. Or you can leave it undesignated.

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Gift Memberships

Membership in AVMHS is open to anyone interested in veterinary history.


We also welcome and encourage members to give gift memberships to friends and colleagues who are interested in veterinary history but have not already joined the Society, or might want to learn more about the rich heritage of this profession, while supporting AVMHS's educational activities.    


A letter with the list of names and contact information (or use the Gift Membership form) can be sent to the AVMHS Secretary-Treasurer at any time.