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A. A person shall not provide veterinary services, including diagnosis, treatment, dentistry, surgery or dispensing prescription-only veterinary drugs, to the public without a license issued by the board.
B. A premises license shall be for a fixed location where a veterinarian retains the records of a veterinary practice, stores veterinary equipment or offers veterinary services to the public. A responsible veterinarian who holds a premises license may provide veterinary services to the public at the licensed fixed location and any temporary site in this state at which adequate equipment and sanitation are available considering the type of veterinary medical services provided. A veterinarian shall obtain a separate premises license for each fixed location at which veterinary services are regularly offered to the public. The responsible veterinarian may authorize other licensed veterinarians to provide services to the public pursuant to the responsible veterinarian's veterinary premises license. Both the responsible veterinarian and the veterinarian who provides the veterinary services shall maintain records of the veterinary services provided and ensure that adequate equipment and sanitation are available.
C. The board shall inspect all fixed locations before issuing a premises license. Adequate equipment and sanitation shall be available for use at any location which is necessary to provide the range of veterinary services which the veterinarian proposes to offer.
D. The board may inspect any site at which a veterinarian offers veterinary services to the public.
E. This section does not apply to county sponsored rabies vaccination clinics, veterinarians exempt under section 32-2211 and veterinarians licensed under section 32-2217.