The Board has the authority to investigate complaints and information relating to the alleged practice of veterinary medicine by an unlicensed individual. The listing below notes individuals who the Board has verified to be unlicensed practitioners and/or who may have been impersonating a veterinary professional. The document(s) below provide detailed information.
To work as a veterinary technician in Arizona, certification is not required; earning a CVT is a voluntary action.
NEW PROCESS AS OF MARCH 2020: Individuals who wish to earn certification in Arizona must first pass the VTNE before applying to the Arizona Veterinary Medical Board (unless you are applying via "Universal Recognition")! The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) will be reviewing applicants to sit for the VTNE instead of the Board, unless you d