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Ankeny, IA 50023
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President's Message

Hello All,
It was a thrill to meet with everyone last week in Ames. I love seeing the transition from veterinary student to career veterinarian; I’ve had the privilege to watch this cycle for almost 25 years now. I also love seeing referring veterinarians face-to-face between sessions or at receptions. Reading your biopsies is fun, but talking about them in person is even better. The Commons at the CVM provided a great area for a reception. I am thankful for all the behind the scenes work that the IVMA Executive Office and the ISU-CVM Communications Office did to set up the reception at the CVM Commons. The New Graduate reception was also fun; I appreciate the work that the ELL’s (Drs. Tara Miller and Amie Roberts) did to set up this event. Thank you to the students who lead tours, and to the LVMC Oncology service, who provided a detailed view into the new Stereotactic Radiation Therapy facility.  More...


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IDALS  Proposes Changes to Strengthen Companion Animal Welfare Rules
Learn more about the proposed changes from the Iowa Department of Agriculture that will elevate the companion animal care and housing requirements for licensed commercial breeders, animal shelters, dealers and kennels in the state. Read the release here:
Iowa Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions Does not Apply to Veterinarians
The Board of Pharmacy recently adopted final rulemaking to implement 2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2377, which mandates the electronic transmission of all prescriptions not subject to an exception as of January 1, 2020. The Board’s rules were published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on July 31, 2019 and became effective September 4, 2019. The mandate includes an exception for prescriptions authorized by veterinarians.  Therefore, veterinarians are not required to transmit prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy. Click here to read the Administrative Rules.
For more information, including frequently asked questions, concerning the mandate please visit the Board’s website at


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