California recently updated it’s website providing answers to “Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR)” pursuant to California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 16, Sections 2032.1, 2032.15, and 2032.25.
Continue Reading Who can perform laboratory tests on an owned animal in California when no veterinarian-client-patient relationship exists?

FDA has continued to exercise its authority, via guidance documents, which FDA says, while not legally enforceable, represent the agencies current thinking on the topic.  To further the judicious use
Continue Reading FDA issues guidance #263 recommending that animal-approved over-the-counter medially important antimicrobial drugs are required to be overseen by veterinarians before sale and use.

A clearly misguided bill, S3402, was recently introduced in the New Jersey Senate that would prohibit veterinarians from euthanasia of animals suffering fatal disease or injuries for seven days
Continue Reading New Jersey Senate Bill No. 3402 would prohibit veterinarians from euthanasia of animals suffering fatal disease or injuries for seven days.

Since we first published “FDA Continues Proposed Extra-Statutory Authority Over Compounded Animal Drugs,” a number of impacted stakeholders have been expressing concern about the intended and unintentional consequences
Continue Reading Update to FDA’s Guidance #256 on Compounded Animal Drugs

Without clear statutory authority, FDA has proposed to expand its legal authority over veterinarians and veterinary compounding pharmacies in its newly released “Revised Draft Guidance on Compounding Animal Drugs from
Continue Reading FDA Continues Proposed Extra-Statutory Authority Over Compounded Animal Drugs