Safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho


The Board's Mission is to promote the public health, safety, and welfare by safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho by establishing and enforcing professional standards in the licensure and regulation of veterinary health professionals.

Latest News --

We've moved!

February 6, 2014: Thanks to our wonderful landlords, the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), the Board of Veterinary Medicine's offices have been relocated to the building just south of the main ISDA building.

Our phone number and mailing address will remain the same, but our new physical address is: 2230 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise ID 83712. Click here for detailed directions.

Visitors may use the east entrance to the State of Idaho, Bureau of Laboratories. Please check in with the receptionist. Our offices are located on the second floor.

Application Deadlines

Applications and associated fees for Veterinarians and Technicians must arrive at the Board Office by January 1st or June 1st of each year. The Board will meet in January and June each year to review the completed applications.

Applications for Temporary Permits will be accepted and processed by the date received. There is an additional fee for a Temporary Permit. Please contact the Board Office for details.

Applications for new Certified Euthanasia Agencies and Certified Euthanasia Technicians will be accepted and processed as needed.

Types of Licensure/Certification

Upcoming Meetings
October 20, 2014 (Board Mtg)
Notice of Public Meeting

Training Opportunities

Spring 2015 TBA

Animal Cruelty

Veterinary Law in Idaho

Frequently Asked Questions