About MCVMA

Montgomery County

Veterinary Medical Association

Montgomery County Veterinary Medical Association was established in 1973. Our first officers were Dr. Robert Garrett, Dr. Rolf Lippke, and Dr. James Cates.  Including our first officers, there were a total of 9 members who were focused on the advancement of veterinary science, the protection of public health, and the education of its members.  Today, the association has more than 50 members and continues with the same devotion and objectives of our founding members.


Mission Statement


MCVMA is committed to serving animals, people, and the profession by promoting animal welfare, public health, and continuing education. Through our leadership and collaboration, we will focus on areas of common interest and mutual benefit within the veterinary community.


Veterinarian's Oath


Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of livestock resources, the promotion of public health and the advancement of medical knowledge.

I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.

I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.