Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board

Rule Rule 875-040-0010
Certification of Technicians


(1)

In order for a person to become a Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET), the person must:

(a)

Be an employee or a volunteer at a humane society, animal control agency or animal holding facility (agency);

(b)

Complete Board-approved training;

(c)

Pay an annual certification fee of $25.00.

(2)

Upon separation from an agency, a CET may not euthanize animals until the person is employed by or a volunteer at another agency, and the agency has notified the Board. Certificates are valid only for the agency at which the person is currently working.

(3)

If a CET is reemployed or volunteers again within 18 months of last certification, the agency may apply to the Board for reactivation of the person’s certification. After an 18-month lapse in certification, the person must become recertified as described in (1).

(4)

All certifications expire on October 31st of each year.

(5)

The Board may suspend, revoke or discipline a CET holder for failure to comply with any part of OAR chapter 875 or Board of Pharmacy Rules (OAR chapter 855).
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