Become a Member of the AATCVM


Come join us in a non-profit organization that is passionate about all aspects of traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM): acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Tui-na and Food therapy! We support veterinary practitioners world wide through a network of experts that provide advice on cases, continuing education opportunities, a high quality scientific journal in printed and electronic formats, educational resources and assistance in the design and reporting of clinical studies. The AATCVM supports evidence-based TCVM and funds high quality research projects.

AATCVM membership includes:

  • The AATCVM Case Discussion Forum:
    • Ask and discuss general TCVM questions and give and receive prompt advice about specific cases daily
    • Review the archives by species and topic of discussion to receive help on cases and for continued education
  • Free classified ads on the Forum site
  • Subscription to the American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (AJTCVM):
    • Receive two AJTCVM issues per year as well as online access to the latest AJTCVM issue
    • Have electronic access to all past AJTCVM issues for review, continued education and manuscript preparation
  • Quarterly electronic TCVM Newsletter
  • Discounts on select TCVM conventions
  • Access to the AJTCVM Electronic Library:
    • Useful for review, continued education and manuscript preparation
  • An 'Introduction to Acupuncture' PowerPoint presentation and dialogue:
    • For local and state veterinary association meetings and for lay presentations
  • Listing in the public AATCVM Practitioner Directory:
    • Useful as a referral source for non-TCVM veterinarians, a public service source for potential clients and communication with other TCVM veterinarians in your area
  • Assistance with scientific writing
  • Assistance with research design and grant preparation

WATCVM and AATCVM dual-membership includes:

  • Full access to the AATCVM Case Discussion Forum

Please select this option if you are a veterinarian living outside the USA or you live in USA but want to have both AATCVM and WATCVM memberships. For more information on AATCVM and WATCVM member benefits, please see 'Membership' in the menu to the left of the screen or visit

Membership Fees

Membership fees for AATCVM are $65 or $85 depending on whether the veterinarian resides in the USA or outside the USA. Membership fees for the WATCVM are $85 or $105 depending on whether the veterinarian resides in the USA or outside the USA. Membership fees for non-veterinarian journal only access is $50 per year. Payment can be made electronically using PayPal (a safe, secure payment processor that can be used to pay through a credit card or bank account, even if you do not have a PayPal account). Please make sure that the PayPal account is in your name not a family member or other business entity. You will get a confirmation email from PayPal after the payment being processed and your bank statement will also show that you have paid. Please allow at least 1~2 business days for your membership to be activated after your payment is received, for our administrator to review your valid veterinarian status. If you need assistance email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would rather join over the phone then call toll free:1-844-422-8286 (1-844-4AATCVM) for assistance. You may also mail a check for the membership fees directly to the AATCVM. Please be sure to include your name, return address, daytime phone number and email address. Mailed applications will be processed as quickly as possible and you will be notified when your membership has been activated.

The mailing address is:


PO Box 141324

Gainesville, FL 32614

Journal Only Access for Non-Veterinarians Living Within the USA

$50 per year

Veterinarians Living Within the USA

Veterinarians Living Outside the USA

$65 per year

$85 per year

WATCVM and AATCVM Dual-Membership

WATCVM and AATCVM outside of the USA

$85 per year

$105 per year

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