Florida Board of Veterinary Medicine

Definitions including the occupation codes and class codes in the State of Florida, where applicable

VL – A “limited-service veterinary medical practice” means offering or providing veterinary services at any location that has a primary purpose other than that of providing veterinary medical service at a permanent or mobile establishment permitted by the board; providing veterinary medical services for privately owned animals that do not reside at that location; operating for a limited time; and providing limited types of veterinary medical services.

VE – a premises permit is required for an establishment, permanent or mobile, where a licensed veterinarian practices.

VM – The definition of a “veterinarian” means a person who is licensed to engage in the following activities:
  •   diagnosing of medical conditions of animals;
  •   prescribing, dispensing, or administering drugs, medicine, appliances, applications, or treatment of whatever nature for the prevention, cure, or relief of a wound, fracture, bodily injury, or disease thereof;
  •   performing any manual procedure for the diagnosis of or treatment for pregnancy or fertility or infertility of animals; or
  •   determining the health, fitness, or soundness of an animal; and
  •   surgery, acupuncture, obstetrics, dentistry, physical therapy, radiology, theriogenology, and other branches or specialties of animal medicine.

 This information was found on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website.

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