www.f4vd.com/

http://www.f4vd.com/

The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry operates exclusively for charitable, scientific, or educational purposes and was founded to: To educate the public about the importance of oral health in animals. To advance the understanding of the science of veterinary dentistry among all veterinarians. To further the knowledge of the veterinary and related professions through education of veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other health-care professionals interested in veterinary dentistry about effective veterinary oral health care delivery. To provide funding to colleges of veterinary medicine, veterinary technician schools, or other institutions, entities or individuals approved for funding by the Foundation to enhance the education of their students, provide appropriate equipment to facilitate teaching and delivery of effective oral care, and to support research projects in the field of veterinary oral health. HISTORY OF THE FOUNDATION 2005 First meeting at the Forum 2006 Initially a part ofAVDS meeting 9/23/06 Name change AVDSEF to F4VD IRS notification of tax exempt status 2007 Articles of Incorporation 2/12/2007 Representatives appointed from each association NON-ENDOWED FUNDS: General Donations These funds may be distributed as directed by the Trustees for the general benefit of veterinary dentistry education, research, public relations and promotion of the F4VD Make Me Smile Program. Donations can be made to the F4VD Treasurer as directed below: Memorial Scholarship Leaders in Veterinary Dentistry Memorial Scholarship is designated to fund veterinarians and technicians that are tracking to become Diplomats in the AVDC or Fellows in the AVD or AVDT. ​ADVANCED ANIMAL DENTAL CARE BEN COLMERY BOB & CINDY BOYD CHARLIE ADAMS COLIN HARVEY Stainless Crown - $500 to $999 ​BARRINGTON ANIMAL HOSPITAL & DENTISTRY BARRY RATHFON CINDY CHARLIER CURT RICHIE Silver Crown - $1,000 to $1,999 JAMES C. CLARKSON STANLEY W. BLAZEJEWSKI DR. THOULTON SURGEON In-Kind Donors – Auctions JAN BELLOWS BOB & CINDY BOYD BARDEN GREENFIELD VICKIE BYARD CHARLES RAHNGR JR. CHERYL BATER AVDT BROOK NIEMIEC DENTALAIRE-RON ANDERSON SANOS ROB YELLAND KEVIN STEPANUIK PETER EMILY BARRON HALL AVD SUN VALLEY COMPANY UPENN DENTAL DEPARTMENT IM3 SURGIVET HOTLINE ALL PRO- JEFF GOODE VIRBAC- MICHAEL WALSH JOSEPHINE BANYARD MILTEX TARTAR SHIELD VETERINARY TRANSPLANT SHIPP’S DENTAL – JAY HAENERT HEALTHY MOUTH – KAREN MIDMARK JIM MERRITT HOPE SCIENCE VETERINARY INOVADENTDIANE BREED If you would like to donate you may use: PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online! or send a check made out to the F4VD and mailed to the address below: Dr. Erich Rachwitz, Treasurer (At-Large) Treasurer 3905 Twin Creek Drive # 103 Bellevue, NE 68123

F4VD Supporters and Journal of Veterinary Dentistry


In 2016 The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry (F4VD) merged with the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), making the Foundation the singular source for information, outreach and funding for veterinary dental education and research. The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry is a 501-3c organization and seeks funding through contributions and donations.  Supporters of the Foundation include veterinarians, dentists, dental hygienists, veterinary technicians, pet owners and others with interest in pets, veterinary dentistry and oral health.


Donations to the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry help provide charitable, scientific, and educational support to:

  • Educate the public about the importance of oral health in animals.
  • Advance the understanding of the science of veterinary dentistry among all veterinarians.
  • Further the knowledge of the veterinary and related professions through education of veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other health-care professionals interested in veterinary dentistry about effective veterinary oral health care delivery.
  • Enhance the education of students and trainees in the field of veterinary dentistry by providing appropriate funding, equipment, and supporting research projects in the field of veterinary oral health.
  • Provide funding for educational institutions, or individuals approved for funding by the Foundation.


Foundation Annual Contributor levels:


Journal Subscriber:
  $110 USD for United States residents and USD $120 for Canadian and International.

F4VD Silver Contributor:       $250  
Includes 1yr JVD and a $150 tax deductible donation to the Foundation.  Donors will receive a letter of thanks. You will also receive special recognition at the annual Veterinary Dental Forum. 

F4VD Gold Contributor:         $500  
Includes 1yr JVD and a $400 tax deductible donation to the Foundation. Donors will receive a letter of thanks. You will also receive special recognition at the annual Veterinary Dental Forum.

F4VD Titanium Contributor: 
$1000  
Includes three 1yr JVD subscriptions* and $700 tax deductible donation to the Foundation. Donors will receive a letter of thanks. You will also receive special recognition at the annual Veterinary Dental Forum. In addition, Titanium  Contributors  can also be listed on the F4VD website for the year of the sponsorship.  *Journal subscriptions can be directed to different individuals or institutions. Please provide a name and address where to direct the additional two subscriptions.

 Benefits of being a Foundation Subscriber/Contributor:

1. One-year printed subscription in the 2017 Journal of Veterinary Dentistry (Volume 34), distributed quarterly.
2. Online access to the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, including all previous issues.
3. Invitation to an open meeting with the Foundation Officers and Board Members during the Forum, with the opportunity to share your thoughts on the Foundation, the Veterinary Dental Forum, the Journal and other aspects of organized veterinary dentistry.
4. Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry “Case of the Month” and quarterly newsletter.
5. Discounts on Compendia for the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry and other Foundation purchases.
6. The opportunity to support a Student Chapter of the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry (SCF4VD).
7. Silver, Gold and Titanium Contributors are eligible for discounted registration at the Veterinary Dental Forum.




For those that would like to register/renew via mail or fax,
please download the following interactive form.