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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing

18VAC150. Board of Veterinary Medicine




The Board of Veterinary Medicine is an agency within the Department of Health Professions. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 25. See the summary for the department for the regulatory power applicable to all health regulatory boards. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 24.

The board is authorized to license veterinarians and veterinary technicians and to issue faculty or intern/resident licenses; to register equine dental technicians; to establish essential requirements and standards for approval of veterinary programs; to establish and monitor programs for the practical training of qualified students of veterinary medicine or veterinary technology in college or university programs of veterinary medicine or veterinary technology; and to regulate, inspect and register all establishments and premises where veterinary medicine is practiced. The board is authorized to promulgate regulations for continuing education requirements for renewal of licensure and licensure by endorsement of veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 38.

Regulations are available at the board's office at 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233. Internet address:

Rev. 10/2017


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