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    The Veterinary Medical Examining Board was established in 1903 to test, license, monitor and regulate practitioners of veterinary medicine in the state. The Board's mission is to protect animal health and welfare, public health, and consumers of veterinary services. The Board's authority comes from the Veterinary Practice Act, Chapter 686 of the Oregon Revised Statutes and Chapter 875 of the Oregon Administrative Rules.
Important Information Current Topics

​These rules are in effect now and are valid for 180 days. Before the end of that period, the Board will file proposed rule amendments through the regular public notice and hearing process. Click here for a full Summary

The following three temporary rules clarify who may and may not administer rabies vaccine. Click here for annotated version 875-010-0045 and Click here for an annotated version of 875-015-0030

This temporary rule repeals the limit on facilities that may be managed by a Managing Veterinarian and the requirement that facility be within a 100-mile radius. Click here for an annotated version

The rule requires training in radiation use and safety for facility employees not license as CVT's. The existing rule contains an obsolete reference to Oregon Health Division. Click here for an annotated version​. ​


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