Deadlines and Reminders
January 1  Resident Verification Form due to the Executive Director 
March 1  Applications for examination, all case reports and completed non traditional programs due to Executive Director for those intending to sit the exam that year 
July 1   ACVB Fiscal Year Begins
July 1   ACVB Diplomate Fees Payable online
September 1  Revised Applicant Packet placed online
September 1   Proof of final acceptance of manuscripts or publication of the manuscript due to the Executive Director for those intending to sit the exam 

The ACVB is aware that COVID-19 may create a situation in which current residents may be unable to complete residency training requirements within their expected timeline. Due to these unprecedented circumstances, the College will grant a one year extension to residents upon request. This extension is available to all residents who were enrolled in training programs on February 1, 2020. Extension requests must be filed with the Executive Director no later than December 31, 2020.

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The Mission of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is to advance the behavioral health of animals through the certification of veterinary behavior specialists and the provision of science-based education.

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