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The College's Practice Advisors answer your questions related to the regulations, policy, and professional expectations associated with the practice of veterinary medicine. The service is free and confidential.
The College’s governing Council and its committees meet regularly throughout the year to make decisions concerning the College’s policy work and initiatives which enable it to meeting its mandate of protecting and serving the public interest.
The CVO Jurisprudence Examination requires candidates to demonstrate knowledge of the legislation that governs the profession in Ontario.
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.
News and press releases provide information on current happenings at the College.
Your Veterinarian & Your Health
March 06, 2017
Your overall health is connected to your animal’s health in a variety of ways. Read more
College of Veterinarians of Ontario proposes new model for accrediting veterinary facilities
November 18, 2016
At its September meeting, the College Council approved a proposed new model for the accreditation of veterinary facilities for open consultation. Read more
College releases fact sheet on Patch-For-Patch Fentanyl Return Program
October 25, 2016
On October 1, 2016, Bill 33 - a new set of rules managing fentanyl patches - came into force. Read more
Message from the President of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario
September 22, 2016
On behalf of the Council of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario I acknowledge the concerns that have been presented to the College by the public and by veterinarians related to the recent Discipline order made against Dr. Mahavir Rekhi on July 21, 2016. Read more
Court issues order related to unauthorized practice
June 17, 2016
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently issued an Order requiring a non-veterinarian to stop engaging in the practice of veterinary medicine. Read more
Court issues order regarding unauthorized practice
June 17, 2016
CVO launches consultations on ambitious legislative reform initiative
May 31, 2016
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario welcomes your input on initial legislative reform concepts. At a recent meeting, Council approved three concepts for early consultation with the profession and the public. Read more
Court orders Proactive Pet Health Inc. to cease unauthorized practice
June 17, 2015
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued an Order requiring a non-veterinarian stop practising veterinary medicine. Read more
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