IThe mission of the LAVT is to represent and promote the highest standards within the veterinary technician profession along with the veterinary health care team. We promote the educational and professional advancement of the entire veterinary team by supporting continuing education programs and sponsored seminars. We strive to exemplify the utmost professionalism with top ethical standards and humane animal care in cooperation with the veterinary medical profession. Our goal is to promote the veterinary health care team, increased public awareness of veterinary technicians, and the human-animal bond. We will always promote the profession and stand behind the rights and privileges of the veterinary technician as necessary.