AO VET is an independent nonprofit organization that represents a global network of surgeons, scientists, and other professionals highly specialized in veterinary surgery of the musculoskeletal system. Alongside its strong focus on education, AO VET key activities lie in the areas of community development, research and development, and the AO Technical Commission.

We advance the practice of veterinary surgery to improve patient outcomes. This is accomplished by building a network of professionals with common goals and a love of orthopedics and teaching, to share their experiences, their knowledge, and their expertise in a more collegial and collaborative way.