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President's Message

As I mentioned before, while president of the IVMA I want to emphasize the importance of mentorship. I have developed many great relationships with students who have spent time at our office. Mentorship can take on many non-traditional forms including peer to peer; younger to older and nonprofessional to professional. It's definitely a 2-way street. You can learn as much from them as they do from you. It often surprises me the little things you take away from this type of relationship that mean so much later. This month, I want to focus on just two of the many great relationships I’ve built over the years in this profession. I've been thinking about them often as of late, and I want to tell you more about them. Some of you may know them, or at least their story. More...

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Certificate of Veterinary Inspection Notice
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is aware of electronic, fillable PDF certificates of veterinary inspection (CVI) forms containing the IDALS letterhead that appear to be issued and distributed by IDALS in its official capacity. However, the only CVI forms that IDALS issues and recognizes as an official IDALS form are those that are purchased in print directly through IDALS. IDALS does not issue nor accept electronic versions of these IDALS forms.  As a matter of clarity, as of March 1, 2023, CVI forms containing the letterhead of IDALS must have been purchased directly through IDALS to be accepted or approved as an IDALS form.  Any questions regarding this matter can be directed to IDALS at 515-281-0866 or e-mail at

Veterinarians Required to Obtain Informed Consent from Clients
Making sure that the client knows exactly what tests will be performed, what treatment options are available and what costs and risks are involved in the care of their animals is vital to maintaining a good client relationship and reducing future disagreements. A copy of a suggested form, prepared by IVMA legal counsel, is available for IVMA members to download and use. Click here to obtain a copy.


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