The Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians is a professional association. As set forth in the OAVT Act (Bill Pr3-1993), the objectives of the association are:
- To promote, maintain and regulate the professional standards of veterinary technicians and veterinary technologists;
- To promote and further the education of veterinary technicians and veterinary technologists;
- To sponsor, encourage and promote liaison with other individuals, associations and groups engaged in similar or related fields of activity; and
- To promote the interests of the Association.
OAVT Vision and Mission Statements
Vision: Enhance the Health and Welfare of Animals
Mission: Define a legislated scope of practice for RVTs as regulated professionals and respected animal healthcare providers to promote team excellence