Louisiana Veterinary Practice Act, the Board’s Rules, and complimentary
legal authority are provided as a courtesy to the reader. However, they
are continuously under review and potentially subject to adoption,
amendment, or repeal at any time based on circumstances presented.
Accordingly, the law and Rules set forth on the Louisiana Board of
Veterinary Medicine’s website may not be completely accurate in content at
a given time due to the short delay necessary to update the web page.
Therefore, it is advised that the reader verify with the LBVM office on
the validity of legal authority. It would be prudent to follow appropriate
procedure when submitting queries, when applicable, by reviewing Rule 1423
regarding Declaratory Statements.
is in effect for the designated time and may supersede other rules on the
same subject matter. Additionally, generally regular rulemaking procedures
are in progress regarding a current emergency rule. For current status of
an emergency rule, please contact the Board office.
Louisiana Practice Act, Rules and Standards, Complimentary
Laws, and Code of Ethics are now available in one pdf document.
Last Revised: March 2012.