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Code of Virginia
Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations
Chapter 38. Veterinary Medicine
7/5/2022

§ 54.1-3806. Licensed veterinary technicians.

The Board may license a veterinary technician to perform acts relating to the treatment or the maintenance of the health of any animal under the immediate and direct supervision of a person licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the Commonwealth or a veterinarian who is employed by the United States or the Commonwealth while actually engaged in the performance of his official duties. No person licensed as a veterinary technician may perform surgery, diagnose, or prescribe medication for any animal.

1978, c. 539, § 54-786.3; 1988, c. 765; 2016, c. 100.

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