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Now Accepting Nominations

Now Accepting Nominations

The WSAVT elections are right around the corner. We are now accepting nominations for the following board positions. If you are interested in apply or would like to nominate someone please click the...

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CR-102 (December 2017) (Implements RCW 34.05.320)

CR-102 (December 2017) (Implements RCW 34.05.320)

  The Veterinary Board of Governors (Board) has filed a CR-102 for WAC 246-933-310 Definitions and WAC 246-933-345 (New) Client Communication. The board is proposing to add a definition related to facilities and practice management...

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HEAL-WA Online Medical Resource Database

HEAL-WA Online Medical Resource Database

Start signing up for HEAL-WA online medical resource database Legislation to add veterinarians and veterinary technicians to the health professions served by HEAL-WA passed the Washington State House and Senate and became law...

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Subject of possible rule making: WAC 246-933-990

Subject of possible rule making: WAC 246-933-990

Subject of possible rule making: WAC 246-933-990 Veterinarian fees and renewal cycle and 246-935-990 Veterinary technician fees and renewal cycle. The Department of Health is considering adding a fee to provide access...

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Public Hearing For Proposed Changes to LVT CE Rules

Public Hearing For Proposed Changes to LVT CE Rules

There are had been a proposal for a change in the veterinary technician CE Rules. We have posted a copy of this draft in the member's only section under official letters titled...

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Law Update

Law Update

Three new veterinary related bills have been or expected to signed into law by Governor Inslee. The HEAL-WA bill grants veterinarians and LVTs electronic access to numerous journals and other sources of information.  The Department of Health will determine...

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Washington State Veterinary Technician Association Newsletter Article Scholarship

Washington State Veterinary Technician Association Newsletter Article Scholarship

Washington State Veterinary Technician Association Newsletter Article Scholarship Purpose: The WSAVT is offering a scholarship to full members for publication of an educational article or case report in the monthly Newsletter. The purpose of...

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The Veterinary Technician's Oath

The Veterinary Technician's Oath

"I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and promoting public health.   I accept my obligations to practice my...

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