The College protects your right to safe, competent and ethical veterinary care. When you require the services of a veterinarian, you can expect to receive safe, quality care from a highly-trained licensed professional.
When you seek the services of a veterinarian, you can expect to receive safe, ethical, quality care from a qualified professional who is licensed with the College of Veterinarians of Ontario.
As part of its mandate to protect and serve the public interest, the College ensures only qualified veterinarians are licensed to practise in Ontario.
Veterinarians in Ontario must practise from an accredited veterinary facility.
Through the Quality Practice program, veterinarians demonstrate their commitment to safe, quality veterinary medicine.
The College oversees the professional conduct of Ontario's veterinarians and investigates and acts upon matters brought to its attention.
The College regulates the veterinary profession through authority granted by the Province of Ontario.
Learn more about current happenings at the College.
Find answers to questions the College frequently receives concerning the regulation of the veterinary profession.
Learn more about upcoming Council meetings.