The Veterinary Board protects the health, safety and welfare of the general public, as well as the welfare of animals, by enforcing the licensing standards prescribed by statute for the licensing and regulation of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary premises and animal crematories.
*EFFECTIVE APRIL 26, 2018: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OPIOIDS, REPORTING SUSPECTED ABUSE - PLUS NEW CE REQUIREMENT: SEE "STATUTES & RULES" TAB.*
*Deadline to request a CE waiver for license/certificate renewal: Request RECEIVED at Board office by December 10, 2018. The Board can consider these situations in determining whether to grant a waiver from the CE requirements: (1) illness or disability, (2) military service or absence from the U.S., (3) any other circumstance demonstrated by the licensee or certificate holder to be beyond the licensee's or certificate holder's control. Note: CE waiver not needed in this license cycle if you are unable to complete the new opioid CE requirement. See more information on Renewal page.
**PLEASE NOTE: OUR AGENCY OFFICE HAS RELOCATED TO THE CAPITOL MALL AREA AS OF JANUARY 8, 2018.
Our new address is 1740 W. Adams St., Suite 4600, Phoenix, AZ, 85007. When coming to our building, please first stop at "Window 6" in the main lobby for assistance.
“Regulation Rollback” is a strategic step in Governor Ducey’s ongoing work to make Arizona the best state in the nation to open a new business or to expand an existing one. Input on regulations needed! Click HERE for more information. The public is welcome to attend any Board meeting to provide comments related to "Regulation Rollback" as well. See the "Meetings" tab for meeting information.