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IMPORTANT RESOURCE NUMBERS FOR VETERINARIANS


STATE NATIONAL Animal Cruelty Laws, Programs and Reporting

Arizona Veterinary Medical Association
100 W. Coolidge St. Phoenix, AZ 85013
Phone: 602.242.7936  Fax: 602-249-3828  
Web: www.azvma.org
Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona
same address and phone as above
Web: www.veterinaryhealthcareteam.com

Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board
9535 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd. Ste 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 602.364.1738    
Web: www.vetboard.az.gov
Links to Arizona Veterinary Administrative Rules and Arizona Revised Statutes available on the website.

Office of the State Veterinarian
State Veterinarian: Dr. Perry Durham
1688 W. Adams St. Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.542.4293    
Web: www.azda.gov

Arizona State Public Health Veterinarian
Arizona Department of Health Services 
Office of Infectious Disease Services
150 N. 18th Ave. Ste 140 Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.364.4562    
Web: www.azdhs.gov

Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory University of Arizona
2831 N. Freeway Rd. Tucson, AZ 85705
Phone: 520.621.2356     
Web: http://microvet.arizona.edu/AzVDL/index.shtml

(USDA/APHIS/VS) U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service/Veterinary Services
Area Veterinarian: Dr. Paul Sciglibaglio
6200 Jefferson St. NE Ste 117
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505.761.3160
USDA Web: http://www.usda.gov
USDA APHIS
Web: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/

OSHA / The Industrial Commission of Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health
800 W. Washington St. 2nd Fl.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.542.5795 
Web: www.osha.gov

Arizona State Board of Pharmacy 
1616 W. Adams St. Ste 120
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.771.2727 
Web: www.azpharmacy.gov

DEA / Drug Enforcement Administration
(Ask for Diversion Group)
Phoenix Division:
Jurisdiction Northern and Central Arizona
3010 N. 2nd St. Ste 100 Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602.664.5600
Tucson District Office:
Jurisdiction Southern Arizona
6970 S. Palo Verde Rd. Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: 520.573.5500    
Web: http://www.usdoj.gov/dea/index.htm 

American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 N. Meacham Rd. Ste 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 800.248.2862    
Web: www.avma.org

AVMA Executive Board District IX Representative
Dr. Michael Whitehair
Abilene Animal Hospital
320 NE 14th. St. Abilene, KS 67410
Phone: 785.263.2301

AVMA GHLIT (Group Health & Life Insurance Trust)
Phone: 800.621.6360
Vivian Wright: 888.234.6159
Lee Evans: 602.687.9651

AVMA PLIT/AzVMA Workers' Comp Partnership Program
Phone: 800.228.7548 x4014630
Thomas Kelly

AVMA Impaired Veterinarians Information Line
800.248.2862 ext 6738

American Animal Hospital Association
12575 W Bayaud Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228
Phone: 303.986.2800    
Web: www.aahanet.org

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)
PO Box 1227 Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone: 888.99.NAVTA (62882)    
Web: www.navta.net

FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine www.fda.gov/cvm
888.FDA.VETS (888.332.8387)
Reporting adverse drug experience or product failure
Leave your name, address, phone number and the brand name of the drug involved. Ask to have a 1932a form sent or ask for the phone number of the drug company you should call to report the problem.


FDA CVM Shortage Coordinator: 240.276.9300
To report shortages of medically necessary veterinary drugs 


United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Web: www.usda.gov

USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline: 888.674.6854


USDA APHIS Emergency Operations Center:
301.436.3110
foreign animal disease slides and reference materials


National Pesticide Information Center

800.858.7378
Pesticide products and poisonings, toxicology, environmental chemistry, and other pesticide-related issues


Animal Blood Bank Hotline
: 800.243.5759
24-hr hotline that focuses on transfusion medicine (particularly blood component therapy), recommending dosages and infusion rates at no cost to caller. 


Hemopet
: 714.891.2022
National, full-service, nonprofit blood bank and educational network for animals, accessible 24 hrs.

Arizona Animal Cruelty Laws

Arizona Legislature: Revised Statutes

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office 
Animal Cruelty Investigative Unit
Emergency: 911
Hotline: 602.876.1681

Animal Cruelty Task Force of Southern Arizona (ACT)
www.act-az.org 
Emergency: 911
Anonymous 88-CRIME: 520.882.7463
ACT Public Reporting: 520.547.0260

LEAP (Law Enforcement for Animal Protection)
Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau
Phone: 602.262.6141

Arizona statute 32-2239: Duty of veterinarian to report suspected abuse, cruelty, neglect or animal fighting; immunity http://vetboard.az.gov/statutes.aspx#02239

Per Arizona Statute 32-2239, suspected abuse to livestock should be reported to the associate director of the division of animal services:

Arizona State Department of Agriculture
1688 West Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.542.4373
Report Livestock Crime: 602.542.0799 or 1.800.294.0305


 

 

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