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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Petition 316
Petition Information
Petition Title Practice of euthanasia
Date Filed 2/21/2020    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Jeffree Hudson 
Petitioner's Request

To amend regulations to require sedation of an animal to be euthanized.

Agency's Plan

The petition will be published on March 16, 2020 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at to receive public comment ending April 15, 2020.

Following receipt of all comments on the petition to amend regulations, the Board will decide whether to make any changes to the regulatory language. This matter will be on the Board’s agenda for its first meeting after the comment period, which is scheduled for July 28, 2020. The petitioner will be informed of its decision after that meeting.


Comment Period Ended 4/15/2020
Agency Decision Pending    

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
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