TOP AAZV News Story
  • USDA is announcing the confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans) in one tiger at a zoo in New York. This is the first instance of a tiger being infected with COVID-19. The statement and Q&A pasted below provide additional details. This information will also be available on our newsroom page at

  • AAZV Member Only Section - COVID-19 Information

  • COVID topics from the AAZV Listserv are being archived on the AAZV FORUMS. 

  • 2 April 2020 Update COVID-19 from EAZVW Infectious Disease Committee. Please read and share with your animal health team.

  • COVID-19 Guidance for Great ApesThe veterinary advisers from the ApeTAG and Great Ape SSP's have developed considerations for Great Apes in human care related to COVID-19. The document is not intended as hard and fast rules given the many different situations under which we care for Great Apes. The information is designed to heighten awareness of concern and provide some helpful guidance for veterinarians and animal care staff.

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Check out the ZAHP Fusion Center latest release on resources.

Education Center

Visit the following links for information regarding veterinary medical student externship opportunities, post graduate, internship/residency opportunities, ACZM certification information, and other education-related topics.

The Education Committee has a Facebook page that specifically focuses on connecting students, interns & residents with opportunities. Go to If you have an educational opportunity that you would like us to highlight on social media, please email the information to Kristi Delaski at

Calendar more

4/20/2020 » 4/21/2020
CRISPR Design & Strategy

4/20/2020 » 4/24/2020
Vet Meet: The Summer Camp 2020 (Exotics Section)

4/23/2020 » 4/27/2020
2020 Pacific International Conference on Avian Herpetological and Exotic Mammal Medicine (PICARE)

5/4/2020 » 5/8/2020
Practical Zoo Nutrition Management

Career Center

Visit the Career Center hosted by AAZV, formerly the AAZV Job Bank.  This new site is the next generation of the job search.  Here you have the advantage to review job postings and post your resume in a secure environment plus you have something in common with the hiring entity or career advice provider.  Our community is perfectly suited for career help and counsel, job search and placement as well as locating eligible candidates.  The best part is it is available round the clock and can meet the demands of your schedule.

If you are considering a job posting for an Internship or Residency, be aware that all of these programs are listed in the Education Center and do not need to be listed as Job Posting.  If you prefer to list on both venues, you may do so.  For all new job postings, there is a $100 charge. After payment through the Online Store, you will be provided with the link to submit the posting. There is no charge to extend the Deadline Date up to one year from the time of the original posting.


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