The mission of the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City is:

To improve and advance the education of veterinarians
and the science of veterinary medicine;
to foster and maintain high standards of integrity,
honor, courtesy and ethics in the profession;
to foster protection of the public health, and enlighten
and inform the public in regard to veterinary medicine,
science, knowledge and the avoidance of cruelty
to animals, wherein it affects the public good and welfare.