The OAVT's Recognition Program
The celebration of the annual awards, student bursary recipients and years of membership pin recipients is known as the OAVT’s Recognition Program. Each October (during RVT Month!) we will celebrate the accomplishments of RVTs, students, and key industry supporters.
Annual Awards Program
To celebrate award recipients during RVT Month, nominations will open annually in June and close in July. The selection committee will deliberate in August and recipients will be notified in September.
Click on the category below to learn more or submit your nomination. Submissions close July 30, 2023.
Recognizes an RVT in good standing with the OAVT who has demonstrated a long-standing history of community service and dedication at the regional, provincial, or national level in a professionally related association.
This award recognizes a clinic that embodies the ideal veterinary team model by using RVTs to their fullest capabilities and building an integrated and supportive team throughout the clinic.
Volunteer of the Year
Nominated by the OAVT's staff or Board of Directors, this award recognizes an individual that has provided outstanding volunteer support to the OAVT and their initiatives.