Welcome to the website of the Office of Professional and Financial Regulation, an agency within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. We appreciate your visit to our homepage and we look forward to assisting you.
Although our building in Gardiner, Maine is not open to the public due to the COVID-19 health emergency, our staff remains available to resolve your complaints, answer your questions, and continue to deliver high-quality services to consumers and regulated industries.
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The staff of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
The State Board of Veterinary Medicine was established to protect the public interest through the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine in order to maintain high professional standards.
The primary responsibilities of the Board are to evaluate applicant qualifications, to administer examinations of applicants, to grant licenses to those who meet board requirements, investigate complaints, and take appropriate disciplinary action.
Future correspondence from the Board of Veterinary Medicine will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.
- State Board of Veterinary Medicine Revokes Veterinary License of Cynthia Cole Teer (PDF)
- State Board of Veterinary Medicine Issues Warning about Formerly Licensed Veteriarian Continuing to Practice (PDF)
Policy on Veterans Preference
New Law Takes Effect September 19, 2019
Public Law Chapter 503, Part A (LD 1746)
Brief Summary: Expands grounds for discipline to include failure to provide to a patient, upon written request, a copy of that patient's treatment records within a reasonable amount of time as may be determined by the applicable board.
The following Law was enacted by the 128th Maine Legislature. The general effective date for nonemergency Laws passed in the Second Regular Session of the 128th Legislature is Wednesday August 1, 2018