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Come join two non-profit organizations, the World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (WATCVM) and the American Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (AATCVM), that are passionate about all aspects of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), including: acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Tui-na and Food therapy. We support veterinary practitioners worldwide through a network of experts that provide advice on cases, continuing education opportunities, a high-quality scientific journal, educational resources and assistance in the design and reporting of clinical studies. These organizations support evidence-based TCVM and fund high-quality research projects. 

Membership Benefits:

  • Access to the 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

  • Subscription to the American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (AJTCVM):

    • Have electronic access to all past AJTCVM issues for review, continued education and manuscript preparation

  • Quarterly electronic TCVM Newsletter

  • Discounts on select TCVM conferences

  • Access to the TCVM 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 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

  • Free classified ads on the Forum site

Membership Dues:

WATCVM and AATCVM dual-membership annual dues: $85.00 

As a member of both the World Association of TCVM and the American Association of TCVM, you will have access to all of the member-only benefits listed above and more. Don't miss out, join here today: 


If you have any problems registering online, please don't hesitate to contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 1-844-422-8286. 

Please note that memberships are based on a calendar year cycle (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31). 

Note: Payment is processed via 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.. 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 would rather join over the phone, please call toll-free at 1-844-422-8286 for assistance. You may also mail a check for the membership dues directly to the WATCVM. 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.

WATCVM Mailing Address: WATCVM, PO Box 141324, Gainesville, FL 32614