Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

ARS 32-2249(B)

Summary Title

Scope of Practice: Emergency Care by a Veterinarian Technician


A veterinarian technician can provide emergency care or first aid to an animal until a veterinarian arrives or if supervised by a licensed veterinarian by phone.

Full Title

Disciplinary action; grounds; emergency care by a technician; letter of concern

Full Text

B. In an emergency, a certified veterinary technician may render emergency care or first aid if the technician is supervised telephonically by a licensed veterinarian or until a licensed veterinarian arrives. This does not preclude emergency care as outlined in section 32-2261.