Mission Statement

ACVN Mission Statement

The primary objective of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition is to advance the specialty area of veterinary nutrition and increase the competence of those who practice in this field by establishing requirements for certification in veterinary nutrition, encouraging continuing professional education, promoting research, and enhancing the dissemination of new knowledge of veterinary nutrition through didactic teaching and postgraduate programs.

 

 

The ACVN® is the AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty organization™ for certification of a Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionist™. The ACVN® undergoes a comprehensive evaluation by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS), a committee of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), every three years to ensure that we are maintaining the required standards in our certification process.