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Welcome to the Academy of Laboratory Animal Veterinary Technician/Nurse Specialist-LAM

A message from the ALAVTN Board of Directors concerning our stance on the racial injustice and inequality of human rights.


 ALAVTN 2021/2022 Application instruction packets are now available !  

We will be accepting pre-approval applications for all categories for the 2021 cycle (This means the application will involve cases and skills from the year 2021 with application due and exam in 2022) . This is a change from previous years. The information is included in the packet.

Pre-Approval Application deadline: May 15th, 2021 at 12AM PST. Acceptance or denial emails for application packet submissions will be sent June 15th, 2021.

AALAS membership and credentials must be up to date. This is an excellent way to elevate your career as we are supported by NAVTA, AVMA, AALAS, ACLAM and ASLAP.


What will 2021 bring for the Academy??

Check back for future announcements.

A great article for those of you who are wondering if this is what I want and what will it do for me professionally…

This article needs to be updated to include new specialties that were established in 2016-2020. will have the entire list

The Benefits of Becoming a Veterinary Technician/Nurse Specialist-LAM