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  • Date: December 27, 2016
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The AAVSB Announces Manitoba as 61st Member Board

Kansas City, MO (December 27, 2016) - The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is pleased to announce that the AAVSB Board of Directors has approved the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association's (MVMA) application to join the AAVSB as its 61st Member Board. Membership in the AAVSB has increased by four jurisdictions in the last three years.

The AAVSB Bylaws states, "A Board shall mean the governmental agency empowered to credential and regulate the practice of veterinary medicine in any of the States and Commonwealths of the United States, its territories, the District of Columbia, and insular possessions of the United States, individual provinces of Canada, and additional comparative entities."

The mission of the MVMA states, "As trusted leaders and advocates for the betterment and protection of animals and people in Manitoba, we provide regulatory governance and empower our members to champion the art and science of veterinary medicine."

The MVMA is legislated by the Province of Manitoba's Veterinary Medical Act.

For more information about the MVMA, please visit:

About the AAVSB: The AAVSB is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance the regulatory process for veterinary medicine. The membership of the AAVSB consists of 61 jurisdictions representing all of the United States and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and eight Canadian provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Saskatchewan.

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