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The 2018 RAVE Winner is….

Posted on September 5, 2018

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of the 2018 RAVE Award, Dr. Matt Allender! The honor is awarded to an individual of ARAV that displays excellence […]

Position Statement on Rattlesnake Roundups

Posted on June 6, 2017

The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) condemns rattlesnake roundups as an inhumane, ecologically damaging, and unsustainable practice that could be replaced with family friendly events that humanely use […]

In Support of the Endangered Species Act

Posted on March 6, 2017

    The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians is a U.S. based international organization of veterinarians dedicated to scientifically based reptile and amphibian medicine and surgery, research, conservation, and […]

Happy National Veterinary Technician Week!

Posted on October 20, 2016

The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians would like to take a moment to thank veterinary technicians and veterinary nurses the world over for all that you do to forward […]

RAVE-ing Over Dr. Mark Mitchell

Posted on August 26, 2016

ZooMed Laboratories and the ARAV are honored to present Dr. Mark Mitchell with the first annual ZooMed Reptile and Amphibian Veterinary Excellence (RAVE) award!  This annual honor is awarded to […]

Snake Fungal Dermatitis

Posted on July 27, 2016

A recently identified “Snake Fungal Disease” is affecting wild and captive snakes in North America, Europe, and Australia.  This fungus has been named Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola and it has been shown […]