For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
(A) "Board" means the Ohio veterinary medical licensing board.
(B) "Large animal veterinary services" means veterinary service provided to any cattle, sheep, goat, swine, poultry, or draft horse used for food or in the production of food, fiber, feed, or other agricultural-based consumer product.
(C) "Livestock" means cattle, swine, sheep goats, poultry, and draft horses.
(D) "Veterinary services necessary to implement or enforce the law" means services provided by a veterinarian employed by local, state, or federal agencies or by a licensed, accredited veterinary practitioner that implements or enforces regulations that ensure the health of the nation's livestock and animal populations and to protect the public health and well-being.
(E) "Veterinary services necessary to protect public health" means the availability of a licensed, veterinarian to provide routine diagnosis, assessment, communication, and related duties necessary to advance public health, identify the presence of zoonotic disease risk and help prevent transmission of disease among human and animal populations .
Prior History: (Effective:
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/04/2014 and 03/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4741.03(C)(9), 4741.45
Rule Amplifies: 4741.45
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/2007)