Find Out How the CVMA Supports Your Business and Saves You Money

Mar 27, 2020

The CVMA’s priorities are providing leadership, advancing Canadian veterinarians’ interests, and influencing government and policy makers on issues affecting you and animal health and welfare. As CVMA members, you support these priorities but your membership also enables us to research and provide you with ways to support your business and save you money. All CVMA members can benefit from a large range of services, privileges, and discounts. Below are benefits and services available to you FREE OF CHARGE:

  1. FREE 30-day trial of Sofie, a search tool, created by veterinarians for faster, easier access to current and credible  veterinary medical information. Also, the CVMA’s partnership with LifeLearn Animal Health entitles CVMA members to a 10% savings on Sofie and 3 other LifeLearn Products; use custom WebDVM websites to improve search engine optimization, use ALLYDVM to track, schedule and automate appointment reminders, and access ClientEd for an online library of pet health articles.
  2. FREE human resources document bundle through CVMA’s partner HRdownloads! Save time and get support from HR experts who know what the Canadian veterinary industry needs. Your free bundle includes: Veterinary Technician Job Description, professional Accreditation Policy, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015 Compliance Policy (GHS), written warning letter and employee performance review. HRdownloads also provides CVMA members with a 10% discount on other cost-effective and time-saving documentation, live HR support by senior HR advisors, online surveys, training solutions for HR efficiency, and more!
  3. FREE Career and Business Toolkit. This CVMA online Toolkit focuses on personal financial management, veterinary business management and client management and includes links to FREE online business, marketing and communications and human resources courses, a booklet containing simple checklists you should be following for effective practice management, cost of living comparisons across Canada, as well as guides, tips, and articles all aimed to help your practice succeed. Additional resources will be posted as their relevance is determined.
  4. FREE CE courses through the CVMA’s online education portal. CVMA members can access over 800 e-learning sessions and education resources from veterinary experts and educational institutions around the world. You can select sessions based on specialty, accreditation, minimum duration, education type, free or paid, and the tracker tool records your completions.
  5. FREE general legal advice through VetLawTM, the CVMA’s online legal advice column.
  6. FREE CVMA Source Guide serving as a valuable reference tool to your national association, the Canadian veterinary community, veterinary specialty groups and organizations, and industry suppliers. Within this guide, you’ll also find a complete listing of CVMA member benefits and privileges, national issues and animal welfare position statements and awards and honors information recognizing your colleagues’ achievements. You can also use this guide to contact peers, colleagues, and classmates.

    The CVMA Source Guide contains a listing of CVMA boards, committees and representatives, national and international veterinary medical associations, veterinary colleges and national species-specific groups as well.

Below is a list of some of the discounts that CVMA members can also take advantage of:

  1. Moneris and MyVetStore offer CVMA members preferred pricing.
  2. Petcard offers CVMA members exclusive special benefits, incentives and rewards.
  3. Save up to 50%, with rates averaging between 5% to 20% better than other online hotel booking services, with CVMA Hotel Discount Program.
  4. Save up to 43% off regular individual membership rates with the CVMA — GoodLife Fitness Corporate Discount Program.