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Veterinary Medicine (Registered veterinary Technician Committee)

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The Veterinary Medical Board examines, licenses, and regulates those practicing veterinary medicine in California. It also registers all veterinary hospital premises.

The Registered Veterinary Technician Committee examines, certifies, and regulates registered veterinary technicians and unregistered assistants. The committee also assists in approving registered veterinary technician training facilities.

Complaint jurisdiction:

Fraud, deceit, negligence, or incompetence; abuse of alcohol or drugs; unprofessional conduct; unlicensed activity; false or misleading advertising; unsanitary or unsafe conditions at veterinary hospitals.

Complaints outside jurisdiction:

Fee disputes; kennels, pet stores, and dog groomers.

Department of Consumer Affairs
Board of Examiners in Veterinary Medicine
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2250
Sacramento, CA 95815-3135
(916) 263-2610
(916) 263-2621 Fax

See Also:

Consumer Resource & Referral Guide Consumer Resource & Referral Guide
Directory of State Agencies Directory of State Agencies
Directory of Federal Agencies Directory of Federal Agencies
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