American Veterinary Medical Frontiers, Inc. (AVMF) is a not-for-profit research, education, animal welfare and agricultural heritage organization. AVMF is affiliated with the Dr. Robert J. Tashjian, V.M.D., Animal Medical Center, of West Boylston, MA, in collaboration with international medical, veterinary and scientific organizations.
AVMF consists of two divisions:
The Malden Brook Farm Heritage Center, located in West Boylston. The Center is devoted to historical preservation through its orchards, farmland, wetlands, and fully restored vintage tractors and other vintage farm vehicles and equipment. Landmarks, buildings, equipment and memorabilia of this century-old family farm trace the last 100 years of farming life and transportation in the rugged New England landscape.
A Biosurveillance Center (ABC) at Malden Brook. ABC will be a resource for preserving and observing the northern hardwood forest ecosystem and associated aquatic ecosystems in central Massachusetts. The ecologic systems within the Malden Brook watershed will be the subject of continuous and detailed scientific study. ABC at Malden Brook will serve as an international cooperative research and educational facility for veterinarians, medical scientists, biologists, students and the public alike.