Mission and Goals

 Mission Statement of AAVIO: This American Association of Veterinarians of Indian Origin is established to provide a forum for medical, educational, cultural, and social interaction among AAVIO members.


Promote professional solidarity in the pursuit of excellence in pet care, teaching and research.


  • Respect for well being of pets under our care
  • Commitment to collegiality and ethical conduct
  • Promote the professional advancement of colleagues
  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Commitment to community service


  • Provide the best pet care possible with compassion
  • Maintain the highest standards of ethics and professionalism
  • Maintain their professional pride in the practice of veterinary medicine
  • Advance their knowledge through Continuing Education
  • Pursue careers in academia, research and administrative cadres
  • Remain current and knowledgeable in contemporary and anticipated legislative and regulatory changes impacting on the practice of veterinary medicine
  • Assert equal protection in all their professional pursuits through collective advocacy