The objectives of the Academy are:
1. To provide a concerted means of discussion and exchange of information on matters of common interest as applied to the field of nutrition in its relationship to animal health.
2. To promote greater veterinary interest in and better understanding of current development in nutrition as affecting animal health.
3. To promote research in fields where nutrition may have a relationship to disease.
4. To promote closer cooperative relationships with those who share with veterinarians the responsibility of maintaining optimum animal health through adequate nutrition.