Important Contacts

Veterinary Associations

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) (800) 248-2862,
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)-
California VMA-  (916) 344-4985,
Oregon VMA- (503) 399-0311,
Oregon Veterinary Technician and Assistant Association-
Washington VMA- (800) 399-7862,

Focused Interest VMAs 

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association-
Black DVM Network-
Latinx Veterinary Medical Association-
Multicultural VMA-
Pride VMA–
Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative,

For a complete list of AVMA Constituent Allied Organizations:

West Coast Veterinary Colleges

Oregon State University-
Washington State University-
University of California- Davis-
Western University College of Veterinary Medicine-

Veterinary Technology Programs

Portland Community College-
Central Oregon Community College-

AVMA accredited distance learning programs:

AAHA Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program (DEVTP)-
Penn Foster-
Purdue University-

Federal, State, and Local Agencies

Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board-
Oregon OSHA-
Oregon Board of Pharmacy-
Oregon Radiation Protection Services-
National Animal Poison Control-
Drug Enforcement Agency-(206) 553-5990,
US Food and Drug Administration- Seattle Office: (425) 498-4938,
US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Federal Veterinarian,  (360) 753-9430

Animal Control Agencies, Humane Societies, and Adoption Facilities

Cat Adoption Team-
Clackamas County Dog Services –
Columbia County-
Multnomah County Animal Services-
Oregon Humane Society-
Humane Society for Southwest Washington-
Washington County Animal Services-

Local Animal Non-Profits

Animal Aid-
Shelter, rescue, spay/neuter efforts, urgent vet care assistance

Feral Cat Coalition-
The Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon is dedicated to the humane treatment of feral cats and to the prevention of future generations through spay/neuter programs and education.

Portland Animal Welfare Team-
Helping people and pets stay together, through veterinary care for the pets of people going through the toughest times in their lives.


ASPCA (212) 876-7700,
National Animal Poison Control Center, (888) 426-4435
Pet Loss Support Hotline – WSU (509) 335-5704,