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Latest News from HVMA

  • COVID-19 and Your Pet March 17, 2020
    Updated April 5, 2020 How to Best Protect Your Pet Stay home and follow social distancing orders from authorities. Studies show COVID-19 is often spread by those who are not yet showing symptoms of disease. Consider yourself infected and take the proper precautions to protect your community. DO NOT take your pet to a veterinary … Continue reading "COVID […]
  • COVID-19 RESOURCES March 17, 2020
    Updated 4/5/2020 Quick Links to COVID-19 Resources: AVMA COVID-19 webpageInfection Control in Veterinary PracticesUtilizing TelemedicineConserving Mask and Gown ResourcesHawaii State Updates on COVID-19Hawaiian Humane Society Updated Services US Government Resources: Coronavirus Response Business Toolkit Disaster Assistance Loans from the SBA Disaster Help D […]
  • Legislative Update – Jan 2020 January 29, 2020
    HVMA has introduced HB 2528 and SB 2985 in the 2020 legislative session. These bills modify Hawaii’s veterinary practice act to 1) provide immunity in the absence of gross negligence to veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal, and 2) clarify that the duty of a veterinarian includes reporting to law enforcement any cases of … Continue reading […]

Legislative Alerts

  • COVID-19 RESOURCES March 17, 2020
    Updated 4/5/2020 Quick Links to COVID-19 Resources: AVMA COVID-19 webpageInfection Control in Veterinary PracticesUtilizing TelemedicineConserving Mask and Gown ResourcesHawaii State Updates on COVID-19Hawaiian Humane Society Updated Services US Government Resources: Coronavirus Response Business Toolkit Disaster Assistance Loans from the SBA Disaster Help D […]

From Hawaii State Legislature: Measures of Interest to Veterinary Professionals

HB2528/SB2985 RELATING TO VETERINARIANS. Modifies Hawaii’s veterinary practice act to 1) provide immunity in the absence of gross negligence to veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal, and 2) clarify that the duty of a veterinarian includes reporting to law enforcement any cases of animal injury or death where there is reasonable cause to believe that it relates to dog fighting or animal abuse, while granting veterinarians immunity from any civil liability for such reporting. [HVMA SUPPORTS]