Practice Resources

This page contains information pertinent to successful business management. It is your resource for aid with ethical, insurance, and legal issues.

Buying and Selling your Practice


For more than 50 years, the CVMA has offered its membership a highly successful group insurance program. A key reason for the success of this insurance program has been active participation by the CVMA in advising insurance carriers and brokers on the unique coverage and service needs of its members.


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The CVMA’s Legal Services Program assists members with workplace safety, legal issues, and laws and regulations that affect veterinary professionals.


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Regulatory Compliance

In California, establishing a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) allows veterinarians to provide medications to clients without levying retail tax.


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Regulatory Compliance Order Form

Practice Safety

Violence encroaches on our lives with increasing frequency. 


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Find A Relief Veterinarian

The Relief Veterinarian Directory is a CVMA member benefit that helps connect veterinarians looking for relief help with locum tenens veterinarians. This database is only available to members.


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Partners for Healthy Pets Forward Booking Initiative

The CVMA has launched a campaign against the illegal practice of veterinary medicine. While the focus of this campaign is to stop unlicensed persons from these practices, veterinarians should be aware of the laws in this area that impact their practice.


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Member Resource Directory

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