Facility inspections will resume on June 14, 2021. Dr. Kuykendall, Facility Inspector, has been fully immunized against COVID-19 and will wear a mask while inspecting. A facility refusing the Facility Inspector access to conduct the biennial inspection will be in violation of Board rule and subject to disciplinary action by the Board.
188.8.131.52 FACILITY INSPECTIONS:
A. Regular facility inspections. Each licensed veterinary facility is inspected by the facility inspector every other calendar year or at a frequency determined by the board. The board conducts regular facility inspections to:
(1) ensure that every licensed veterinary facility in New Mexico is operating according to the minimum standards promulgated by the board of veterinary medicine;
(2) assist facilities in achieving and maintaining minimum standards and to encourage the continuous improvement of quality of services.