Welcome to AVHTM!

Welcome to the Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine (AVHTM).  This organization is dedicated to scientific advancement and education in veterinary hematology and transfusion medicine.

AHVTM is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional association composed of veterinarians, hematologists, academics, veterinary technicians, blood bankers, and interested public who desire to further scientific advances in transfusion medicine and veterinary hematology.  We engage in veterinary research, promote industry standards, develop guidelines for canine and feline blood collection and processing, and publish scientific research in peer-reviewed publications.

Want to find out more? Please peruse our site and take this opportunity to learn about and join AVHTM.


Click here to read AVHTM's statement on Animal Blood Donors.


REFERRALS: AVHTM does not provide consultation services or professional referrals. Please consult your local veterinarian for assistance. For privacy and security reasons, we will not share contact information of our members with the general public. Thank you for your understanding.



Additional Resources

AVHTM has a number of resources to help veterinary professionals. Click here for additional information: Resources



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Upcoming events


The AVHTM Special Interest Group (SIG) is our annual business meeting and research conference. ACVIM attendees are welcome to join us along with any member of AVHTM. If you are interested in attending our annual meeting and are not a current member, or are not attending ACVIM, please contact us for additional information.


AVHTM Virtual Special Interest Group


When? The AVHTM SIG will be 6:00 - 7:30 PM EDT, Saturday, June 12, 2021


Where? https://acvim.us2.pathable.com/meetings/virtual/MLqtFurog5XbN2vB2


  • Dr. Urs Giger will lead us in discussion of the controversies of IMHA immunodiagnostics. Please plan to watch his ACVIM on demand lecture on this topic prior to the SIG.

  • Drs. Anne Hale and Sarah Musulin will then discuss novel veterinary transfusion products that were introduced in Dr. Musulin’s on-demand AVHTM lecture.

  • Dr. John Thomason, one of the leaders of AVHTM’s Transfusion Reaction Small Animal Consensus Statement (TRACS), will provide an overview of the methods that were used in TRACS and guide a discussion of the next phase of development of AVHTM blood-banking standards.


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