Standards of Veterinary Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these standards if you intend to provide veterinary services in Tasmania. Veterinary services include but are not limited to the:

  • examination of animals for diagnostic purposes, and the provision of advice, including the prescription of drugs or treatment, on the basis of that diagnosis
  • provision of medical or physical treatment to animals
  • performance of surgical procedures upon animals
  • administration of anaesthetic to animals
  • conducting of pregnancy testing upon animals
  • performance of any artificial breeding procedure upon animals.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1987 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Veterinary Board of Tasmania

Contact details

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