Specialists in Veterinary Radiology and Radiation Oncology

The ACVR is the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recognized veterinary specialty organization™ for certification of Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Equine Diagnostic Imaging. We undergo a comprehensive evaluation by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties, a committee of the AVMA, to ensure we are maintaining the required standards in our certification process.


Residency Programs

American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) Radiology or Radiation Oncology Residency Programs are training programs allowing a graduate...


Nuclear Medicine Short Course – Online CE

This short course is designed to present an overview of veterinary nuclear medicine, and how to utilize and interpret various scintigraphic studies...

Friends of the ACVR

Join an ACVR Society to Support & Participate in our College

Societies in CT/MR, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, large animal imaging, and zoo/wildlife medicine work closely with the ACVR to provide continuing education

Who We Serve

Pet Owners

Involvement of an ACVR radiologist and radiation oncologist in the diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy planning of your pet assures optimal care.

Veterinary Professionals

At its core, the mission of the American College of Veterinary Radiology is fulfilled by partnering with other veterinarians and working closely with veterinary technicians to provide comprehensive health care.


Residency Training Programs are available at universities or in private practice and are intended to lead to board certification by the ACVR in either Radiology or Radiation Oncology. Trainees must have a DVM, or equivalent degree. A one-year rotating internship or equivalent practice experience is generally required.

Partners & Affiliates

Veterinary radiologists work closely with universities and industry to fulfill the needs of the pet owning community.