CVMA Friday, April 25, 2014


Join us June 19-June 22, 2014 in San Francisco.  Register Now!

The seventh annual ACVO National Service Animal Eye Exam event takes place May 2014. Eligible service animals are invited to receive a free eye exam from a participating ophthalmologist. Repeat clients from past events are welcomed to participate. To check eligibility and register online beginning April 1st, go to Registration ends April 30. Special thanks to the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and their diplomats. (This event is endorsed by the AVMA.)
New! The CVMF/VISC Student Scholarship Award
The CVMF is pleased to announce a new scholarship award funded by a generous donation from the Veterinary Insurance Services Company (VISC). Read more......
H.R. 4023 – Fairness to Pet Owners Act
This would impose new stipulations on veterinary prescriptions. 
The CVMA recently commissoned a study and report on economic trends affecting California Veterinarians. The survey data give a detailed picture of the demographic makeup of the population of veterinarians in California, economic conditions of the industry, and veterinarians’ attitudes toward the profession and its future. The survey findings cover a range of topics including work hours, job satisfaction, hiring, student debt, practice ownership and pay and benefits.
We recently changed our web service company and have a new way to keep track of your CE. For more information, click here.
There have been several recalls in the past couple months. Visit our Recall Information page for a list of recent recalls and more information about the companies and products involved.

As part of its Illegal Practice campaign, the CVMA has compiled the most common questions and answers regarding the illegal practice of veterinary medicine along with references to relevant California laws.


The CVMA is proud to announce a valuable, new member benefit program. See how much you can save on your credit card processing fees with Infintech!
CURES Reporting Program Reinstituted
Practices that dispense controlled substances can now submit weekly reports online.
2013 CURES Update
Atlantic Associates Press Release
Sample CURES Reporting Form

CVMA CVA Program
The CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant program gives unregistered assistants employed in a veterinary practice, the opportunity to advance their knowledge and learn the skills needed to increase their value as a member of the veterinary practice

California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (CAVMRC)

CVMA Insurance Program through VISC

Subscribe to the online interactive CVMA Regulatory Guide.

Frequently Asked Regulatory Questions.







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Pacific Veterinary Conference
June 19-22, 2014
Temporary License Curriculum
September 29 - October 1, 2014
Fall Seminar in Palm Springs
October 10-12, 2014