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Board of Veterinary Medicine

The purpose of the Board of Veterinary Medicine is to promote public health, safety and welfare by safeguarding the people of New Hampshire against incompetent, unscrupulous and unauthorized persons and from unprofessional or illegal practices by persons licensed to practice veterinary medicine.

Due to the current State of Emergency around the COVID-19 Health Advisory, all board and licensing business is being done electronically via email at this time. Please do not call the office or any board phone listed on this page at this time. Please email and your inquiry will be responded to as soon as possible during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

The right to practice veterinary medicine is a privilege granted by legislative authority to persons possessing the personal and professional qualifications specified in the New Hampshire Veterinary Practice Act.

Contact the Board

Phone Number: (603) 271-9369
Office hours:
Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


On October 23, 2019, the Board of Veterinary Medicine voted on two initial proposal: one regarding changes to Vet 100-200 pdf file; and the other regarding changes to Vet 300­-1000 pdf file.

The Board held a public comment hearing on both these proposals on January 15, 2020.

**THE WRITTEN COMMENT PERIOD ON THESE RULES HAS BEEN EXTENDED. Written comment on these proposals will now be accepted up to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February February 26, 2020. Written comment may be submitted through the mail at the address listed below or via email to .**


Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
121 South Fruit Street |  Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-2152