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So you want to be a member?

We are very happy that you've decided to take the first steps in becoming a member of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association. Here's how we do things.

Membership fees:
2013 DVMA dues $200. Membership includes a reduced registration fee at DVMA CE meetings, newsletter, public visibility campaigns, legislative campaigns, credit card program, insurance program and more.

Active Members:
Active Members in the Association shall be graduates of colleges and schools of veterinary medicine. To become an Active Member in the Association completion of the Executive Board approved membership application is required. The application must be accompanied by the appropriate fee as established at the time by the Executive Board. Active members pay dues and vote.

Honor Roll Members:
(a) Members who have reached the age of 70 years and have maintained membership in the Association for a period of 40 years may, upon recommendation by the Executive Board, have their name added to the Association's Honor Roll, be excused from payment of dues, assessments, or other financial obligations of the Association, and continue to receive the same rights and privileges as active members.

(b) A veterinarian who has reached the age of 72 and has maintained continuous membership in the Association since graduation from a college of veterinary medicine, may upon recommendation of the Executive Board be listed by name on the Honor Roll, be excused from the payment of dues, assessments, or other financial obligations of the Association, and continue to receive the same rights and privileges as active members.

Honorary Members:
Any member may propose a candidate for honorary membership. Such proposal shall be in writing and referred to the Executive Board for consideration. The Executive Board's recommendation shall be presented to the full membership at the next meeting for approval. Honorary members may take part in debate, but shall not be entitled to vote. Honorary members will not pay dues.

Download Membership Forms

If you're not quite ready to sign up and would rather fill out the membership forms by hand, you can download the forms below.

Click here to download the membership form Click here to download the directory listing form

Download Renewal Form

You can print and fill out the dews renewal form below to renew your membership. Mail the completed form and payment to the address specified on the form.

Click here to download the membership form

Sign up online

All you have to do is fill out this form below completely. Once you complete that, you will be redirected to Pay Pal to finish paying. Make sure you read the About Membership tab before you pay.

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  • This is for New Members only. Current members can renew their membership by logging in.
  • Only fill out this form if you intend to pay NOW. The price is $200.
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  • Make sure you read the About Membership and Member Benefits tabs before signing up
  • It is CRITICAL that your contact information, especially email, be up to date
Comming later this year!

Member Benefits

  • Imagine no Ketamine for Anesthesia
  • Imagine being required to be a 24-hour facility
  • Imagine paying fees for drugs you do not use.
  • Image no organized voice in the state legislature or the Ag department or even on the board of Veterinary Medicine
That is a world without the DVMA. Do your part. Join the DVMA!