You will require this registration if you intend to run a veterinary clinic or a veterinary hospital. A veterinary clinic or hospital is a facility run for the purposes of providing treatment, nursing care, and other services required for animals suffering from disease or injury or in need of surgical or medical treatment or assistance.
A veterinarian clinic is defined as any premises at which veterinary surgery is practised, but at which animals are not retained overnight. A veterinary hospital is defined as any premises where veterinary surgery is practised, at which animals may be retained overnight.
Please note that a separate application is required for every premise in which you intend to run a veterinary clinic or hospital.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this registration you must:
- Supply the name of the registered veterinary surgeon who will manage the premises;
- Supply any other information as required;
- Make the premises available for inspection;
- Submit the relevant form; and
- Pay the required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Application for transfer of management
Veterinary Surgeons' Board
Veterinary Surgeons Act 1960 (Western Australia)
Veterinary Surgeons Regulations 1979 (Western Australia)
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