Resources for Veterinarians

Governance of the Practice of Veterinary Medicine

Revised Code of Washington or RCW

Veterinary Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=18.92&full=true

Veterinary Practice as it Relates to Human Organizations and Low-Income Households
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=18.92.260

Washington Administrative Code or WAC

Veterinarians and Veterinary Board
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-933

Veterinary Technician
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-935

Registered Veterinary Medication Clerks
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-937

What Tasks Licensed Technicians and Unlicensed Assistants Can Legally Perform
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-935-050


Veterinary and Technician Licensing

Licensing
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/Veterinarian/ApplicationsandForms.aspx


Animal Regulations

King County
http://www.kingcounty.gov/council/legislation/kc_code/14_Title_11.aspx

Seattle Municipal Code – Everything Animal
http://www.seattle.gov/animalshelter/code.htm

Seattle Municipal Code – Animal Control
http://clerk.seattle.gov/~public/toc/9-25.htm

Seattle Municipal Code – Keeping of Animals, Land Use
http://clerk.seattle.gov/~scripts/nph-brs.exe?d=CODE&s1=23.42.052.snum.&Sect5=CODE1&Sect6=HITOFF&l=20&p=1&u=/~public/code1.htm&r=1&f=G


Rabies

Seattle Code – Rabies Vaccination
http://clerk.seattle.gov/~scripts/nph-brs.exe?d=CODE&s1=9.25.049.snum.&Sect5=CODE&Sect6=HITOFF&l=20&p=1&u=/~public/code1.htm&r=1&f=G

Seattle-King County: Animal Bites & Suspected Rabies Exposure
http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/communicable/providers/RabiesAssessment.aspx

Current Rabies Activity in Washington State
http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/Rabies/RabiesActivity.aspx

Washington Law
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-100-197

Washington Dept. of Health Public Information on Rabies Vaccination
http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/Rabies/PetVaccinationRequirement.aspx


Standards of Care

Animal Shelter Standards of Care
http://www.sheltervet.org/about/shelter-standards/

Feline Vaccination Protocols – AAFP
http://www.catvets.com/professionals/guidelines/publications/?Id=176

Feline Practice Guidelines – AAFP
http://www.catvets.com/professionals/guidelines/publications/

Dog and Cat Vaccination Recommendations – WSU
http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/depts-vth/vaccinations.aspx

Consensus Statement on Antibiotic Use – ACVIM
http://extension.vetmed.ufl.edu/files/2011/10/ACVIM-Abs.pdf

AAHA Guidelines
https://www.aahanet.org/Library/Guidelines.aspx

AAHA Positions and White Papers
https://www.aahanet.org/Library/WhitePapers.aspx


Practice Tools

AAHA Universal Microchip Look-Up
http://www.petmicrochiplookup.org/

Five-Minute Cat Spay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGIiES0jyRs

Esterilsol: Non-Surgical Dog Neuter Product
http://www.acc-d.org/Esterilsol

The Doney Memorial Clinic Helps Pets in Need
http://www.doneyclinic.org/hours--location.html

National Animal Poison Control Center
http://workingdogs.com/doc0002.htm

Disaster Preparedness for the Veterinary Practice
https://www.avma.org/kb/resources/reference/disaster/pages/default.aspx


Miscellaneous Interesting & Useful Things

Veterinary Schools in the US
http://www.aavmc.org/

Esterilsol: Non-Surgical Dog Neuter Product
http://www.acc-d.org/Esterilsol

Tufts University – Hoarding
http://vet.tufts.edu/hoarding/