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Events Calendar
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  • State Examination
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: NM State University Albuquerque Center
    Description: The location of the exam is:

    NM State University Albuquerque Center
    4501 Indian School Road NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87110

    *Scheduled examination dates, times and locations are subject to change.

    **Completed application, fee and related paperwork must be received by Board office 30 days prior to examination date.
    http://nmbvm.org/wpsite/index.php?&el_mcal_month=1&el_mcal_year=2015
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  • NMBVM Board Meetings
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 10, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: State of New Mexico Environmental Health Division
    Description: Board meeting will be January 9, 2015.

    Location of the meeting is:

    State of New Mexico Environmental Health Division
    5500 San Antonio Drive NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109

    Scheduled Board meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change without prior notice. For the most current information, please contact the Board office at (505) 553-7021.
    http://nmbvm.org/wpsite/index.php?&el_mcal_month=1&el_mcal_year=2015
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  • Office Closed
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: NM Board of Veterinary Medicine
    http://nmbvm.org/wpsite/index.php?&el_mcal_month=1&el_mcal_year=2015
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  • Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: January 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
    http://nmbvm.org/wpsite/index.php?&el_mcal_month=1&el_mcal_year=2015
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NMBVM Information Updates

2015 BOARD MEETING DATES

The Board has set the 2015 regular meeting dates; venues will be determined at a later date.

  • January 9, 2015
  • April 3, 2015
  • June 19, 2015
  • October 2, 2015

BOARD-SET EXAMINATION DATES AT A REDUCED FEE

The reduced fee examination dates for 2015 are as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Fees for Board-set examination dates are as follows and must be submitted with the application form:

  • DVM – $300
  • RVT – $75

BOVINE AI/PD

The requirements for bovine artificial insemination and pregnancy diagnosis permits have changed.  Information can be accessed at Licensing Procedures tab above.

DVM Opportunity

Veterinarian needed, full or part time, for small animal clinic in Albuquerque NE Heights area.  I am looking for someone who wants to practice quality medicine in a well-equipped dog and cat practice.  No emergency calls.  Please contact Dr. Kathy Harris @ phone number 505-891-0964 home, 505-822-0255 office or text 505-717-6212 or email Robert_c87124@yahoo.com.

VETERINARY EXTERNS PERFORMING SURGERY

The exemption to licensure as set out in 61-14-14 B applies specifically to students in veterinary school as described; therefore, the students can perform surgery working under the direct supervision on a New Mexico-licensed veterinarian.

HOSPITAL DISPOSABLES AND SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Click here for information.

Veterinary Clinic Building for Sale

The building is the former Animal Medical Clinic located at 1923 East First Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico and is located on two corner city lots.  The building which accommodated a large and small animal practice would be easily modifiable at reasonable expense.  Two interstates, I-40 and I-54, converge in the area with easy on and off access for clientele.  Please call Dr. Darrell Farmer for more information: 575-461-2210.

Mixed Practice Clinic for Sale

Well-established mixed practice clinic in Gallup seeks new owner or partner.  Current owner retiring and looking for someone to take over the practice.  Please call: 505.414.3056 for more information.

Red Rock Animal Hospital, Gallup, New Mexico For Sale

Contact Rebecca Robinson, CBI, at 912-230-3389 for more information.

New Mexico Sole Practitioner Practice for Sale

Contact Rebecca Robinson, CBI, at 912-230-3389 for information package and to schedule a practice visit.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD

The Board continues to be notified of the solicitations to veterinarians for the purchase of drugs for re-sale to companies offering an incentive of paying a percentage of the sales of the drugs to the veterinarian ordering the drugs.  Be advised, this type of dispensing of prescription drugs is in violation of the Board’s Rules and Regulations, specifically:

16.25.9.17 A. No legend or controlled drug shall be prescribed, dispensed, or administered without the establishment of a veterinary-client-patient relationship.

COMPOUNDING VETERINARIAN PRODUCTS

The Board of Pharmacy has provided clarification concerning the compounding of veterinarian products.  Please click here to view the Board of Pharmacy’s Regulation concerning this topic.