Spring 2016 - Bill 13: Veterinary Profession Amendment Act

The Veterinary Profession Amendment Act will ensure the highest standards are followed by Registered Veterinary Technologists, by allowing them to participate in the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association and by bringing them within the governance structure of that organization.


Bill 14 passed third reading on May 24, 2016 and came into force May 27, 2016.

Key Points

The amendments, passed on May 19, 2016, will provide greater protection for consumers by ensuring that Veterinary Technologists are accountable through a professional organization.

They were introduced at the request of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association with member support.

Press releases

Veterinary technologists to get greater voice in governance decisions and animal care standards

Links & Resources

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