Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

61G18-17.006, F.A.C.

Summary Title

Scope of Practice: Veterinarian


Only a veterinarian can treat or immunize an animal for brucellosis, tuberculosis, rabies, or equine encephalomyelitis.

Full Title

Diseases which Only a Veterinarian may Immunize or Treat

Full Text

For the purpose of implementing the exemption provisions of subsection 474.203(4), F.S., the Board recognizes that the following diseases are communicable to humans and are of public health significance, and that only a veterinarian may immunize or treat an animal for these diseases: (1) Brucellosis. (2) Tuberculosis. (3) Rabies. (4) Equine Encephalomyelitis.