The Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine consists of five members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Iowa Senate. Three of the board members are licensed veterinarians and two are general public members who are knowledgeable in the area of animal husbandry. The State Veterinarian serves as Secretary of the Board. Board members are appointed for a term of three years. Members shall serve no more than three terms or nine years total, whichever is less. Among their duties are serving as the licensing board for veterinarians in Iowa.
The office is located in the Department of Agriculture in the Wallace Building, 502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa. Their phone number is 515-281-8617.
Board Open Session Meeting Minutes
Board News and Announcements
Anyone wishing to provide CE credits for a meeting they are having, they need to apply with the Board for approval and that is to happen before the meeting is held.
A reminder that all on-line continuing education or webinars have to be RACE approved or submitted and approved by the Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine.
Effective October 1, 2022, the Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine (IBVM) is no longer suspending the enforcement of a violation of 811 Iowa Admin. Code 12.1(2) where a veterinarian cannot establish a VCPR based solely upon a telephonic or electronic communication.
Forms for Veterinarians
Forms for Veterinary Technicians
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