Practice Handbooks

Practice Handbooks

From your desk, the exam room, or the barn.

Say goodbye to outdated paper handbooks! Our digital Practice Playbooks are designed to get you the information you need when you need it – whether you’re at your computer or in the field. Regularly updated and searchable, we’ve made it easier than ever for you to get answers.

Large Animal Guide

The essential tool for navigating regulatory complexities to provide efficient and compliant large animal care in Georgia.

  • Veterinary Feed Directive
  • Important Georgia Contacts
  • What is the official definition of traceability?
  • Tag ordering
  • How do you get a premise ID?
  • State Scrapie epidemiologist
  • Rules of the Georgia Department of Agriculture
  • Veterinary Continuing Education Requirements
  • United States – State Veterinarians
  • Status of Current Eradication Programs
  • Permits Required for Interstate Travel, Animals Originating from Georgia
  • Livestock Emergency Response Plan

OSHA Guide

Our OSHA Guide provides essential tips and tools to keep your practice running smoothly within legal and regulatory boundaries. Order yours today and alleviate your OSHA concerns.

  • 10 Steps to OSHA Compliance
  • Georgia OSHA Area Offices
  • Georgia OSHA Consultation Program
  • OSHA Enforcement and Inspections
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Posting Requirements
  • Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • Posting and Recordkeeping Checklist
  • Whisteblower Protection
  • Hazard Communications and Hazardous Chemicals List
  • Reading and Using Safety Data Sheets
  • Noise Protection
  • Fire Protection
  • Infection Control
  • PPE for Veterinarians
  • Checklist for Veterinary PPE Kit
  • Medical Waste
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • First Aid and Medical Services
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Eye Wash Fountains
  • Rabies Prevention and Control
  • X-Ray Equipment Regulations

Practice Owner's Guide

Transform your staff into a highly effective and driven team, while also learning best practices around insurance, regulatory compliance, financial management, and more.
  • Recruiting and Retaining Valuable Staff
    • Professionalism and Positive Team Dynamics
    • Effective Communication
    • Maximizing Your Team’s Skills
    • Creating A Sense of Belonging
    • Mitigating Occupational Burnout
  • Regulatory Compliance and Licensure
    • Navigating A Board Complaint
    • DEA Licensing
    • X-Ray Safety Certification/Workplace Safety
    • Rabies Law
    • Employment Law
  • Financial Management/Investment Considerations
  • Emergency/Disaster Preparedness
  • Business Registration and Taxes
  • Insurance Considerations
  • New Hire Reporting
  • Georgia Employment Contracts
  • Employee Benefits
  • Human Resources
  • Standard Operation Procedures

Recent Grad Guide

Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or a recent graduate, this guide equips you with the knowledge and protections necessary for beginning to practice GA vet med.
  • Getting Your New Veterinary License
    • Georgia Licensure Information
    • License Renewal Information
    • Special Licenses
  • Georgia Continuing Education Requirements
    • LEAP CE
  • Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Practicing Veterinary Medicine in Georgia
    • Scope of Practice – Licensed Veterinary Technicians
    • Scope of Practice – Veterinary Assistants
  • USDA Accreditation
  • Medical Recordkeeping
    • Legal Considerations
    • Releasing Medical Records
  • Releasing Pets
    • Abandoned Animals
  • Animal Abuse and Neglect
    • Georgia Law on Animal Cruelty
  • Radiation Safety Training
  • Specialty Practice Areas
  • OSHA
  • Wildlife Resources
  • Rabies Vaccination Protocols
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources
  • Top 10 Protections Every Veterinarian Should Have

Regulatory Guide

Equip your practice with the knowledge needed to maintain regulatory compliance and deliver top-notch care, ensuring the well-being of both their animal patients and their practices.
  • Most common State Board rules
  • CE requirements
  • Medical records
  • Scope of practice for technicians & assistants
  • National Veterinary Accreditation Program
  • Veterinary biologics
  • Adverse event reporting
  • EPA
  • DEA
  • FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
  • Dispensing veterinary prescription drugs
  • Extra label drug use and AMDUCA
  • Drug compounding
  • Controlled substances
  • OSHA regulations
  • Waste disposal
  • Animal cruelty reporting
  • Animal abandonment
  • Veterinary liens
  • Relief veterinarians
  • X-ray equipment