Georgia Veterinary Practice Act

Provides 2 LEAP CE Credit Hours via Zoom Webinar (Approved by the GA State Board of Vet Med)
Saturday, February 19, 2022
12:30 – 2:10 pm

This session will go over the basic elements of the GA Veterinary Practice Act, including:

  • Establishing the veterinarian – client- patient relationship
  • record and advertising requirements
  • the standard of professional care
  • facility and posting requirements
  • new changes and cases related to veterinary care

The session is interactive, with audience engagement and real life examples of how to comply and some cases where veterinarians did not. At the end of this session an attendee should feel comfortable that they understand the basic requirements and changes to the GVPA.

If you can’t attend this webinar, stay tuned for further announcements on upcoming dates. You can also view our Calendar here.

GVMA LEAP CE is free to GVMA Members. Non-members are required to pay a $250 registration fee. It saves to be a member!


Don Riddick, BA, JD
Chief Legal Officer, Featurespace
Legal Advisor, GVMA
For many years Don has assisted the GVMA in advocating for the veterinary profession, serving as a writer, speaker and our very own legal expert in veterinary and animal law. Don is an attorney, practice owner, and former LVT. He’s published numerous articles on veterinary law, and is the former secretary of the Animal Law Section of the Georgia Bar. Consulting with veterinarians in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee, he uses a practical and business focused approach to answering questions on compliance with legal requirements of the veterinary profession, client disputes, and business law. Don’s lighthearted examples from two decades in law and a decade running a practice help the time fly with easily remembered examples, like the 99% wolf/1% dog client, the possum‐cat, and the chihuahua divorce. Don’s spare time is spent in the field with his two Italian Spinoni and providing meals for horse riding events. He authors the blog “BetterVet Practices” at Bettervet.org and is an advocate for Animal Health and Veterinary Wellness.