The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) is all of the current laws enacted by the Washington State Legislature.

The Washington Administrative Code (WAC) is the regulations adopted by Washington State administrative agencies.   

Both of these codes govern the practice of Veterinary Medicine, Surgery, and Dentistry in Washington State.


They can be found on the Department of Health Website at:



The RCWs can be searched directly here:

RCW Search


The WACs that pertain to veterinary technicians can also be found here:

WACS pertaining to veterinary technicians