We’ve come a long way since 1874, when 24-year-old Dr. Wesley F. Lipsett made his way to our newly formed province to set up his practice as the first veterinarian in Manitoba. From the first animal health care act in 1879 to the one that governs veterinary professionals today, read all about the MVMA’s rich history.

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The Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association is the professional organization of the province’s veterinarians and veterinary technologists.

We are an independent, non-profit entity that is dedicated to promoting the excellence of the veterinary professions.


Become an MVMA Member – Learn about the requirements to become a licensed veterinarian or registered veterinary technologist.

Veterinary Medicine – Find out how veterinary medicine impacts the lives of animals.

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