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Access to some VIN Foundation initiatives are password protected. If you are a veterinarian or veterinary student, you might already have access. Read on to learn more:

  • If you are a VIN member:

    Although VIN Foundation and VIN are separate entities, VIN provides and supports much of the technology for this VIN Foundation website.

    VIN Members can use their VIN username and password to access VIN Foundation password protected content.

    If you can’t remember your password and want to reset it, click here and enter your username. You’ll be asked to provide your current username, mother’s maiden name and secure ID number in order to complete the process.

    If you don’t know your username or secondary security information contact VIN membership services for assistance.

  • If you are not a VIN member, you still might have access:

    If you are a prior VIN member or you have secure access to a VIN-hosted conference proceeding or community, you can use those security credentials to access this content.

    If you can’t remember your password and want to reset it, click here and enter your username then follow the onscreen instructions to reset your password.

    If you don’t know your username, contact VIN membership services for assistance.

If you are a veterinarian or veterinary student and don't think you have access, but are interested in accessing VIN Foundation initiatives, please fill out the Access Request Form.

VIN Foundation serves animal- and human-kind by ensuring veterinary professionals have the tools,
confidence and support to thrive. Empowering ONE empowers all. 

What is the need for the VIN Foundation?

Veterinary medicine spans areas including food animal and meat inspection, academia and research, international health and public awareness, as well as cutting edge surgery, diagnostic testing, and medical treatments for every animal species. The strength and health of our pets, agriculture, research, families, and communities depend upon a healthy, vibrant, and strong veterinary profession. Supporting and advocating for individuals within the profession is the heart and soul of the VIN Foundation. By helping veterinary professionals navigate the challenges of their careers, the VIN Foundation is helping to better serve animal- and human-kind.

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The VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was created by members of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) in 2005. VIN is an online community of veterinarians and veterinary students with over 50,000 members worldwide. The VIN Foundation is made possible through generous gifts by individual donors and grants, all gifts made to the VIN Foundation are tax deductible.

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