About the Board

Welcome to the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia website. The Veterinary Surgeons’ Board is an independent statutory authority responsible for administering the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1960 in Western Australia. The Board has wide ranging powers and is responsible for ensuring that the high standards of veterinary surgery in Western Australia are maintained.

The Board maintains the registers of Veterinary Surgeons, Specialist Veterinary Surgeons, Veterinary Nurses, Trainee Veterinary Nurses, Authorised Persons, Bodies Corporate and Veterinary Premises and investigates allegations of unprofessional conduct.

Latest News

National Wildlife Biosecurity Guidelines

These guidelines are a crucial resource for everyone who works with wildlife.
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Writing Prescriptions for s8 Drugs

Veterinary surgeons are reminded that they cannot write repeat prescriptions for s8 drugs.
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Ehrlichiosis confirmed in dogs in the Kimberley

Ehrlichiosis, a tick borne disease has been detected in a small number of dogs in the Kimberly.
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COVID-19 update

Veterinary specific updates on COVID-19 available from Australian Veterinary Association website.
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