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President's Message

Welcome to summer,
Pandemic or not, the calendar (and sometimes the weather) says that summer is here. It’s still too early to know what the rest of the summer will be like. Will we travel? Will we have face-to-face meetings again soon? Will I bother to start wearing make-up again? So many questions for the future. 
Some time ago, I made a list of ideas to write about for each month. For June, I was going to write about post-finals life around the college, which usually means that the halls are abruptly empty. Turns out, I think I covered that a few months ago. I was also going to write about the Summer Scholars program, which is still taking place this year, although remotely. More...


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Contact Dr. Jeff Kaisand 515-281-0866 or Ginny Eason 515-281-8617 with questions.

At this time, the Board does not anticipate extending the deadline for completion of continuing education for veterinarians in the current triennial license renewal period (through June 30, 2020). However, the Board is lifting the 20-hour limit on distance (online) education courses for continuing education credit for veterinarians for the current license renewal period and reducing the required amount of continuing education hours from 60 to 50. Thus, a veterinarian will need only 50 hours of continuing education during the current triennial license renewal period (through June 30, 2020) in order to renew his/her license. Read the entire proclamation here.

In conjunction with Governor's Reynolds March 17 Proclamation of Emergency Disaster, The Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine is suspending enforcement of the establishment of Veterinarian/client/patient relationships (VCPR) by telephonic or electronic communication for companion animals.  This allows for Iowa veterinarians to temporarily use telemedicine to see companion animals without a previously established VCPR.  This suspension does not apply to the provision of veterinary services for livestock.  Read the entire proclamation here.
Iowa Resource Coordination Center - Helping Iowa Livestock Farmers In Need
The Iowa Resource Coordination Center (RCC) is a private-public partnership between the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University and the Iowa livestock associations. The RCC connects producers with industry experts, state agencies, and technical specialists to explore every option to harvest livestock. As a last resort, the RCC provides technical resources to help producers humanely euthanize and dispose of livestock.  This one-stop-shop for information ensures all producers have access to the same resources, assistance and technical information, with personalized customer service thru telephone (515) 725-1005 or web at


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