IVPA member exclusive benefits help you compete.

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Staff Recruitment & Retention

Employee benefits to allow you to compete for valuable staff
MEAP 401 K plans
Discounts on insurance products through total planning veterinary services
Student programs to raise awareness about the value of ownership & partnership


Client Education & Awareness

Pet owners want to shop locally
IVPA runs national social media campaigns to educate pet owners about the unique value independent practices deliver
Custom social media assets are available for you to promote your value as an independent practice
Listing your practice on the IVPA website for consumers to find you


Education & Representation

Annual Meeting
IVPA is building a learning center to help owners, managers, and prospective
IVPA intends to earn a seat in the AVMA House of Delegates to represent the interests and needs of independent veterinary practices. As the number of veterinarians employed by corporations grows, IVPA representation will ensure that AVMA hears YOUR voice. With 1,000 veterinarians as members, we will apply for this essential representation seat.

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For Team Members/Students

Team Member

$79 / Year

Individual Veterinarian membership is intended for associates who wish to have voting rights within the IVPA, and who may someday own a practice. Owners are encouraged to register at the “Hospital/Owner” level. 

Allied Professional
Team Member


Veterinary paraprofessionals (managers, technicians, nurses, assistants, etc.) may utilize IVPA’s marketing resources and attend CE offered to all members, This membership level does NOT apply for practice owners, veterinarians, or industry professionals.

Veterinary or
Pre-Vet Student


All veterinary students or undergraduate college students intending to pursue a career in veterinary medicine are encouraged to join the IVPA for educational and networking opportunities, and gain valuable insight on the current state of the industry as well as options for future ownership.

Industry Affiliate

IVPA appreciates the support of organizations and individuals who provide valuable products and services that contribute to the sustainability of the independent practitioner’s business model.

Please note that affiliate membership is a promotional opportunity and does not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by IVPA and/or its members.


$150 / Year

Affiliate members will be recognized on the IVPA website (brief description, logo, link to affiliate’s website) and have exclusive opportunities to contribute to member education and engagement.