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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     Web:
www.azvma.org
Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona
same address and phone as above
Web:
www.vhctaz.org

Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board
9535 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd. - Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 602.364.1738     Web:
www.vetboard.az.gov
Links to Arizona Veterinary Administrative Rules and Arizona Revised Statutes (amended July 2011) available on the above website home page.

Office of the State Veterinarian
Acting 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 / U of A
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
Dr. Paul Sciglibaglio / Area Veterinarian in Charge
1400 E. Southern Ave., Ste 245, Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone: 480.491.1002
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  
U.S. OSHA Web:
www.osha.gov

Arizona State Board of Pharmacy 
1700 W Washington St., Ste 250, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.771.2727 
Web: www.azpharmacy.gov

DEA / Drug Enforcement Administration
(Ask for Diversion Group)
Phoenix Division:
3010 N. 2nd St., Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602.664.5600
Tucson District Office:
6970 S. Palo Verde Rd.

Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: 520.573.5500 
   
U.S. DEA 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. Ted Cohn
University Hills Animal Hospital
4040 E Warren Ave, Denver, CO 80222
Phoen: 303.757.5638

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

AVMA PLIT/AzVMA Workers' Comp Partnership Program
Maranda Haluska: 800-228-7548 x4014655 (toll free)

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)
1666 K St NW Ste 260, Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 703.740.8737     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: 240.276.9207
To report shortages of medically necessary veterinary drugs

FDA CVM Department of Health & Human Services
240.276.9300

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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AzVMA logoArizona Veterinary Medical Association       
100 W. Coolidge St., Phoenix, AZ 85013
Ph: 602.242.7936  •  Fx: 602.249.3828
E-mail:
office@azvma.org