The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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1. A commissioned veterinary medical officer of the United States armed services, or employees of the animal disease eradication division of the United States department of agriculture.
2. A person treating an animal belonging to himself or his employer while in the regular service of such employer, or the animal of another without compensation therefor. Animals consigned by their legal owner for feeding or care to consignment livestock operations shall be considered to be the property of the consignee.
3. A licensed veterinarian of another state or foreign country consulting with a licensed veterinarian in this state.
4. A veterinary student who performs acts of health care or prescribed veterinary procedures as a part of the student's educational experience if both of the following apply:
(a) The acts are assigned by a licensed veterinarian or a licensed veterinary faculty member who is responsible for the animal's care.
(b) The student works under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian or a licensed veterinary faculty member.
5. A veterinary assistant employed by a licensed veterinarian performing duties other than diagnosis, prognosis, prescription or surgery under the direct supervision or indirect supervision of such veterinarian who shall be responsible for such assistant's performance.