Oregon Veterinary Technician & Assistant Association

Who We Are

The OVTAA was formed in June of 2005. Our mission is to promote the profession of veterinary medical support staff and foster recognition and understanding of the roles of Veterinary Technicians and Assistants in the State of Oregon. The OVTAA is a non-profit organization led by volunteers eager to give back to the community.


What We Do

It is because of your support and involvement that we are able to represent, foster recognition, promote and protect the Veterinary Technology profession as we face new challenges. Collectively we have a strong voice!

The OVTAA provides its members with high quality continuing education (CE), networking opportunities, access to the PVMA Affinity program and much more! We would like to welcome you to be a part of a group of dedicated individuals that represent our profession to the greater community.

Our Core Values

Community involvement

Be a voice for positive change in our profession

Continuing education opportunities

Opportunities for personal and professional growth

Teach the public who we are and what we do

Foster high standards of care for veterinary nursing

Be part of our Community

We believe success starts with your connection to community.

  • OVTAA Membership

  • $4/mo.
  • $45 annual membership (membership expiration will be adjusted for those who join in May/June)

    • Oregon Veterinary Technician and Assistant Association (OVTAA)
    • All non-veterinarian team members are welcome! (Practice/Research/Animal Welfare/Ed/Ag, etc)
    • Those working in Industry/Pharma/Sales, please see our Allied Partner Program)

  • OVTAA Student Membership

  • $0/mo.
    • OVTAA is offering one-year free membership to current veterinary technician students residing in Oregon and Washington for the 2022-2023 membership year 
    • Annual membership in the Oregon Veterinary Technician and Assistant Association (OVTAA)
    • Students must submit proof of enrollment in an accredited veterinary technician program (PCC, COCC, Penn Foster, SanJuan, etc) as well as their Oregon or Washington address.

*The OVTAA membership year is July 1st-June 30th