Veterinary Organizations

Our Surgeons belong to a number of professional organizations that provide education, information, and collaboration to better serve pets and their owners.  These groups also provide resources to the pet owning community in topics like pet health education, zoonotic diseases, disaster preparedness, and public health alerts.  There is a lot of information on the internet-these sites will provide you with accurate, current, and relevant information.

Dr. Simpson is currently the president-elect of the OVMA.  She enjoys working with her colleagues to promote animal welfare in the State of Oregon.  Oregon is home to (approx.):

  • 919,455 dogs
  • 1,004,473 cats
  • 111,783 birds
  • 64,551 horses


American Veterinary Medical Association


American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)



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Oregon Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)




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Portland Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA)




American College of Veterinary Surgeons

American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)