International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physio Therapy

IAVRPT follows a strict code of ethics and core values:

Why should you become a member?

The IAVRPT is the first and still one of the only groups around the globe which enables animal rehabilitation practitioners and scientists from all backgrounds to come together with a common goal.

You are a professional or a scientist working in veterinary rehabilitation and eager to develop. The IAVRPT membership benefits are designed to help you meet your professional needs and advance your career. How?

  • The IAVRPT provides you with professional support dedicated to your exclusive interests as a veterinary rehabilitation professional and the interest of the clients you serve
  • Membership revenue contributes to the IAVRPT’s numerous ongoing activities to support your profession worldwide
  • Exclusive member discounts for IAVRPT conferences and for the wetlabs at the conferences
  • With your membership you support a cutting edge symposium every two years
  • Membership provides excellent networking opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities through volunteer roles
  • Keep current with our newsletter – news and information in a quarterly newsletter
  • Evidence based updates – attend our monthly journal club
  • Become a Fellow of the IAVRPT and help the IAVRPT and your profession develop

These benefits will more than pay for the costs of the membership. Learn what’s happening around the world and become a member now!


The IAVRPT membership does have it privileges.

The IAVRPT membership cycle is one year, beginning on the date you register as a member. A reminder will be sent two months prior to the renewal date.

​Membership Benefits of the International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

​IAVRPT is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization that brings together scientists, educators and clinicians to stimulate and support the study of veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy, and to translate that knowledge into improving animal rehabilitation worldwide.


  • Full membership is open to veterinarians, physical therapists and veterinary technicians with a university or equivalent degree. = $75 annually
  • Associate membership is open to other professionals interested in veterinary rehabilitation. = $45 annually
  • Student Membership is open to Veterinary, physical therapists and Veterinary Technician students with a pertinent student ID. = $30 annually

You can visit the registration page to sign up.


Receive reduced registration for IAVRPT’s biennial meeting — four days of refresher courses, plenary sessions, workshops, posters sessions, networking opportunities, commercial exhibits, and continuing education.


Participate in and be represented by an international body, offering access to worldwide information on veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy, research and treatment.


Receive information from and provide input on the working groups belonging to the association such as the website, scientific committee, journal and much more.


Access the Members Platform for IAVRPT members only on our website.


International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physio Therapy