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Find a Pain Practitioner

Attention Pet Owners! 
Are you looking for a veterinarian or veterinary technician who is an expert in animal pain management? The Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP) is awarded to veterinary professionals who have met the IVAPM’s rigorous standards for education, training and experience in interdisciplinary animal pain management. There are less than 150 CVPPs worldwide, so this is an elite class of professionals, exceptionally qualified to treat your animal in pain. You can use the links below to find a CVPP close to you. We are proud of our CVPPs and recognize their outstanding contributions towards fighting animal pain.

United States

Johnson, Jennifer F., VMD, CVPP, Fountain Hills, AZ
Paster, Diane, DVM, DABVP, CCRT, CVPP, cVMA, Gilbert, AZ
Goulard, Caroline, DVM, CCRT, CVA, CVPP, CA
Troy, Erin, DVM CCRP CVPP, Walnut Creek, CA
Woods, Jodi, DVM, CCRP, CVA, CVPP, CA
Hagler, Kristen L., BC, RVT, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation), CVPP, CCRP, OACM, CCBW, Petaluma, CA
Varcoe, Gabriella, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRP, CVA, CVPP, Certified in Animal Chiropractic (IVCA), CVFT, San Marcos, CA
Cital, Stephen, RVT, SRA, RLAT, VCC, CVPP, VTS-LAM (Res. Anes.), San Jose, CA
Cox, Shea, DVM, CVPP, CHPV, Daly City, CA
Bartling, Marie, DVM, CVPP, CCRT, CVMA, IVCA, Castle Pines, CO
Downing, Robin, DVM, MS (Clinical Bioethics), DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, CO
Wynn, Danyel, DVM, CCRT, CVMA, CVPP, Boulder, CO
Gaynor, James, DVM, MS DACVAA, CVA, CVPP, DAIPM, Frisco, Arvada, Lakewood & Castle Pines, CO
Doverspike, Drew, DVM, CVPP, CVMA, MESA
Norkus, Christopher, DVM, DACVAA, CVPP, DACVECC, West Hartford, CT
Mason, Lisa, DVM, CCRT, CVA, CVPP, DeLand, FL
Medina, Carolina, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, Coral Springs, FL
Baird, Elizabeth F., DVM, CVPP, CCRT, cVMA, Palm Harbor, FL
Maxwell, Elizabeth A., DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, CVPP, ACVS Fellow (Surgical Oncology), Gainesville, FL
Jones, Keri, DVM, CVPP, Captain Cook, Hawaii
Mathis, Jennifer, DVM, CVA, CVPP, Norwalk, IA
Mathis, Jennifer, DVM, CVA, CVPP, West Des Moines, IA
Neforos, Katie, CVT, CCRVN, CVPP, Homer Glen, IL
Ihrke, Amber, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVSMT, CVPP, Homer Glen, IL
Smith, Holly S., DVM, Veterinary Chiropractic IVCA Certified, CCRT, CVPP, cVMA, Certified Canine Massage, Wichita, KS
Segal, Ilene, DVM, CCRP, CVPP
Scrivener, Virginia, DVM, CCRP, CCVP, CVA
Petty, Michael, DVM CCRT, CVMA, Canton, MI
Reynolds, Kate, DVM, CCRP, CHPV, CVPP, Waterford, MI
Lentz, Kimberly N., DVM, CVPP, cVMA, Lakeville, MN
Rea, Siri, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), CVPP, CCRP, St. Paul, MN
Amstutz, Kara, DVM, CCRT, CVPP, CVA, Springfield, MO
Denny, Jeff R., DVM, CVPP, CCRP, Liberty, MO
Kata, Cheryl Irzyk, RVT, VTS Anesthesia & Analgesia, CVPP, Raleigh, NC
Epstein, Mark E., DVM, Dipl. ABVP (C/F), CVPP, Gastonia, NC
Anderson, Andy, DVM, CVPP, cVMA, Madison, NJ
Troyer, Heather, DVM, DABVP (canine/feline), CVA, CVPP, Paramus, NJ
Gundersen, Kristin, DVM, CVA, CVPP, CCRP, IVCA Certified in Animal Chiropractic, Voorheesville, NY
Conarton, Lis, BS, LVT, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation), CCRP, CVPP, East Syracuse, NY
Fitzpatrick, Mylissa, LVT, CVPP, VTS(ECC), Gansevoort, NY
Ortel, Stephanie, MS, LVT, CCRP, CVPP, Tonawanda, NY
Zager, Jill, DVM, CVA, CVPP, CCRP, Queensbury, NY
Faraudo, Chantal, CVT, CVPP, Beaverton, OR
Reiling, Stacey, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), CVPP, Chadds Ford, PA
Nichols, Ryan, BSc, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), CVPP, St. Paul, MN
Allred, Carie, DVM, CVPP , cVMA, Animal Chiropractic, Corpus Christi, TX
Davidson, Jacqueline, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR, CVA, CCRP, CCRT, CVMA, CVPP, College Station, TX
Stramel, Douglas P., DVM, CVPP, CVMA, Carrollton, TX
Brunke, Matthew, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRP, CVPP, CVA, CCMT, Vienna, VA
Lindsay, Anne, RVT, LVT, CVPP, CCRP, FFCP, OACM, VTS (Clinical Practice-Canine/Feline), Leesburg, VA
Patterson, Stephanie, DVM, CCRT, CVA, CVPP, Virginia Beach, VA
Erwin, Kristina M., DVM, CVA, CCRT, CVPP, CHPV, VHCM (IVAS), Ashburn, VA
Levin, Pamela Brown, DVM, CVA, CCRT, CVPP, Williston, VT
Senestraro, Aja, DVM, CVPP, CCRP, CAC-IVCA, CVA, CVTP, CVFT, CMTPT, Seattle, WA
Ensign, Shelley, LVT CVPP, Pullman, WA
Francisco, Gwen, BA, MFA, LVT, CVPP, Seattle, WA
Mai Võ, Xuân, DVM, CVA, CVPP, North Bend, WA

CANADA

Budiselic, Shannon, DVM, CERT, CVA, CCRT, CVPP, Okotoks, AB
Berry, Jim, DVM, CVA, CAC, CVPP, Fredericton, NB
Gumley, Nigel, DVM, MSc, DABVP (C/F), CCRP, CVMA, CCVP, Ottawa, Ontario
Fleming, Renee, BSc, DVM, cVMA, CVPP, Guelph, ON
Khor, Patricia, DVM, cVMA, CVPP, Markham, ON
Morris, Regan, DVM, CVPP, CCRT, Aurora, ON
Holzman, Kim, DVM, CVPP, CCRT, VSMT, Ottawa, ON
Huntingford, Janice, DVM, MS-TCVM ,DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRT, CAVCA, Essex, ON
Durzi, Tiffany, DVM, CVA, CVPP, CCRT, Guelph, ON
Edwards, Tara, DVM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRT, CVMA, Lake Country, BC
Brassard, Jamie, RVT, CVPP, VTS Anes/Analgesia, VCC, Whitehorse, YT

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Algeria

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Angola

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Parkin, Anita, RVN, AVN, Dip (Surgery and ECC), VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), CVPP, TAE, Jindalee, QLD

Austria

Mucha, Mucha, Dipl. ECVSMR, CVA, CCRP, CVPP, Vienna, Austria

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Arenas, Rafael Ricardo Santisteban, DVM, MSc, Pereira, Colombia

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Fiji

Finland

France

Mahler, Stephen, DVM, MSc, PhD, CVPP, Saint-Gregoire

Gabon

Gambia

Georgia

Germany

Dr. Leopold-Temmler, Bridget, FTA Kleintiere & Innere Medizin, ZB Zahnheilkunde, Hannover

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Netherlands

Elbertse, Yolanda, DVM, CCRP, CVPP, CVMA, Noordwelle

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

North Korea

North Macedonia

Norway

Morgan, Sunniva, LVN, CVPP, xHommelvik

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