A Specialty Clinic is a type of veterinary practice that provides for
A Specialty Clinic encompasses ophthalmology, preventative health and rabies clinics or other similar types of relevant practice.
To qualify for a Specialty Clinic the practice must also have a Small Animal Ambulatory Practice Inspection.
The MVMA’s Practice Inspection and Practice Standards Bylaws require veterinarians to notify the MVMA about a Specialty Clinic prior to the event being held.
To notify the MVMA of a Specialty Clinic please:
Temporary clinics allow for the provision of veterinary services to communities in remote areas while maintaining professional and practice standards.
Temporary Clinics provide veterinary services to communities while maintaining professional and practice standards, thus protecting the public.
The intent of the surgical component of Temporary Clinics is to make elective surgeries available in areas requiring these services. A separate application is required for each clinic.
To notify the MVMA of a Temporary Clinic please:
Veterinary Technologists and Animal Health Assistants are permitted to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine under a limited scope.
For more information about the scopes of practice, supervision requirements and a competency tool for Veterinary Technologists and Animal Health Assistants, please click here.
Manitoba Rabies Central would like to remind members of the MVMA on the protocols surrounding rabies. Two documents have been provided in order to remind members about their responsibilities surrounding reporting rabies. Please review the following documents to ensure you understand your responsibilities surrounding rabies reporting. Click here on behalf of the human public health system, and click here on behalf of Manitoba Agriculture regarding animal health. The rabies line for domestic animal exposures in the province of Manitoba is 204-470-1108 and will put you in contact with a veterinarian responsible for rabies risk assessments.
Please click here for details on provincial rabies surveillance data.
Since legalization, veterinary regulators across Canada have been supportive of veterinarians having informed discussions with clients about the potential use and toxicity of cannabis products in animals.
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Questions, Comments, Concerns
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