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Official Veterinarian Instructions

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) are providing instructions for Official Veterinarians (OVs) to use when performing their official duties for the agency. Instructions are currently available for the following topic areas:.

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Online Tutorial

Access the online tutorial to understand how to use and navigate the instructions:


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