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.

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

Practice Owners

Primary Practice Owner

$180 / Year

Additional Owner

35 / Year

  • (Primary Owner Membership Required)


Veterinarian, Non-Owner

55 / Year

Veterinary Students

Veterinary students are encouraged to join IVPA! We love vet students!

This membership is FREE.

Industry Affiliates

IPVA 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.

Dues: $500 per year

Industry Affiliate Member Benefits:

Company logo on IVPA website​
Catch This Treat Member Exclusive Newsletter​
Promo piece in new member mailed packet​
Promo piece in annual ALL member mailing​
Annual listing as featured Industry Affiliate​
GENUS Weekly Newsletter​
Fountain Report (Brief, Student Insider) weekly newsletters

Team Members

Veterinary practice team members who are not veterinarians or practice owners are encouraged to join IVPA to fulfill our important mission of uniting and empowering independent veterinary practices, veterinarians, and their teams to continue shaping the business and practice of animal health care.

This membership is FREE.

IVPA member exclusive benefits help you compete.