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The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Veterinary Medical Examining Board. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Veterinary Medical Examining Board. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Veterinary Medical Examining Board regulates veterinary professionals through enforcement of the Veterinary Practice Act. The board establishes licensing requirements and monitors the professional conduct of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, euthanasia shelters and euthanasia technicians. The board investigates consumer complaints and takes appropriate remedial or disciplinary action. The board monitors consumer issues and identifies and establishes mini­mum practice standards to ensure that quality veterinary care is provided to the public.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 407, Portland 97232
Telephone: 971-673-0224
Fax: 971-673-0226
General E-mail: ovmeb.info@state.or.us
Contact: Lori Makinen, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Lori Makinen
Records Officer E-mail: Lori Makinen
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 686.210
Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History - a detailed history of the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog