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A veterinarian is a licensed doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) and may provide vaccinations and other disease prevention treatments—and emergency care—for pet, equine, and food animal owners.

In Texas, veterinarians are licensed professionals regulated by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME). They must obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited college of veterinary medicine and pass both national and state examinations to practice. Texas veterinarians are authorized to provide a range of medical services to animals, including vaccinations, disease prevention treatments, and emergency care. They can work with various types of animals such as pets, equines, and food animals. The scope of practice for veterinarians in Texas is defined by the Veterinary Licensing Act, and they must adhere to the professional and ethical standards set forth by the TBVME. Continuing education is also required to maintain licensure and ensure that veterinarians stay current with the latest medical practices and standards of care.

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