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Who We Are

The Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine consists of a 7-member Board as well as administrative, licensing, discipline, and support staff.

 

What We Do

We regulate Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians, Equine Dental Technicians, and Stationary and Ambulatory Veterinary Establishments.

 

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Apply for a License

Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.

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File a Complaint

The Department of Health Professions investigates complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.

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Renew License

Health Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online.

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Practitioner Info

Lookup or verify a license, review case decisions.

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Laws and Regulations

Review laws and regulations of the Board of Veterinary Medicine.

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News for Veterinary Community

Veterinary communications from Board and other state and federal agencies.

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Scam Alert

The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency

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Upcoming Events

Thu, Feb 16, 2023 9:00 AM
Board of Veterinary Medicine - Formal Hearing
Training Room 1

Tue, Mar 28, 2023 9:00 AM
Board Meeting
Board Room 4

Thu, Apr 27, 2023 9:00 AM
Board of Veterinary Medicine - Informal Conferences
Training Room 1

More information on the Calendar Page.

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Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine
vetbd@dhp.virginia.gov | Contact the Board
Leslie L. Knachel, Director
Thomas Massie, Jr, DVM, President