This informational module has been approved expressly to serve as one unit of supplemental training for participants in USDA's National Veterinary Accreditation Program. The content for this module was developed by the American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Welfare Division and the Animal Behavior and Welfare Group in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. The module is intended to familiarize accredited veterinarians with animal health regulatory concepts and activities. Information in the module does not supersede the regulations. For the most up-to-date regulations and standards, please refer to the Code of Federal Regulations or contact your local VS Area Office.
VS Area Offices: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/area_offices/