Veterinary Medical Board and Registered Veterinary Technician Committee
The Veterinary Medical Board examines, licenses, and regulates those practicing veterinary medicine in California. It also registers all veterinary hospital premises.
The Veterinary Medical Board 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
Veterinary Medical Board
1747 North Market Blvd. Suite 230
Sacramento, CA 95834-2987
(916) 515-5220 Main Phone
(916) 928-6849 Licensing Fax
(916) 916-6852 Enforcement Fax
See Also: Animals