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


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

October 8, 2020 - 8:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
No free CE course credit available

Educational Topic: Transfusion Reactions: New Definitions and Evidence Based Recommendations. An interim report and open discussion with the AVHTM Consensus Working Group.

In 2018, AVHTM convened a working group to create evidence based definitions for transfusion reactions. In this virtual session, we will present our consensus process and draft definitions. In addition, we will provide an early look at a few of our draft evidence based recommendations on prevention, monitoring, diagnosis and treatment of reactions. 

Facilitators: Beth Davidow, DVM, DACVECC; Sarah Musulin, DVM, DACVECC; and John Thomason, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Small Animal)

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AVHTM Research Grant: AVHTM would like to be able to award an annual grant to support novel and high impact research in veterinary hematology and transfusion medicine. We need your help with this endeavor! Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to help advance veterinary hematology and transfusion medicine. Please click here or on "Donate" in the main navigation. Thank you!

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