Frequently Requested Information

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
Phone: (800) 252-2242
Fax: (303) 986-1700
www.aahanet.org

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Phone: (212) 876-7700
www.aspca.org

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Phone: (800) 248-2862
Fax: (847) 925-1329
www.avma.org

AVMA Representatives

Dr. Rena Carlson-Lammers, District XI
Phone: (208) 237-1111
avmadistrict11@avma.org

Dr. Kim Nicholas, Delegate
Phone: (425) 226-9773
Fax: (425) 228-0466
knicholas2@aol.com

Dr. Sandy Willis, Alternate Delegate
Phone: (206) 817-9227
sandy7957@comcast.net

AVMA GRD – Washington DC
Phone: (800) 321-1473

AVMA Group Health Life Insurance Trust (GHLIT)
Phone: (800) 621-6360
Fax: (800) 358-5061
www.avma-ghlit.org

AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust (PLIT)
Phone: (800) 228-7548
Fax: (888) 754-8329
www.avmaplit.com

Animal Blood Bank Hotline
Phone: (900) 243-5759

Animal Poison Control Hotline
Phone: (888) 426-4435
www.apcc.aspca.org

Bellingham Tech College Vet Tech Program
Phone: (360) 752-7000
www.btc.ctc.edu/

British Columbia VMA
Phone: (800) 463-5399
Fax: (604) 266-8447
www.bcvma.org

California VMA
Phone: (916) 344-4985
Fax: (916) 344-6147
www.cvma.org

Drug Enforcement Agency
Phone: (206) 553-5990
www.dea.gov

FDA – Seattle Office
Phone: (425) 498-4938

Idaho VMA
Phone: (208) 922-9431
Fax: (208) 922-9435
www.ivma.org

National Animal Poison Control Center
Phone: (888) 426-4435

Olympia Legislative Hotline
Phone: (800) 562-6000

Oregon State University
Phone: (541) 737-2141
www.vet.orst.edu

Oregon VMA
Phone: (503) 399-0311
Fax: (503) 363-4218
www.oregonvma.org

Pet Loss Support Hotline – WSU
Phone: (509) 335-5704
plhl@vetmed.wsu.edu

Pet Partners formerly Delta Society
Phone: (425) 226-7357
Fax: (425) 235-1076
www.petpartners.org

Pet Poison Hotline
Phone: (800) 213-6680
www.petpoisonhelpline.com

Pierce College Vet Technician Program
Phone: (253) 964-6708
Fax: (253) 964-6387
www.pierce.ctc.edu/vet-tech

Pima Medical Institute
Phone: (800) 477-7462
www.pmi.edu/careers/veterinary_technician.asp

Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Assoc.
Phone: (206) 205-4394
www.psvma.org

US Capitol Switchboard
Phone: (202) 224-3121

US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)

Federal Veterinarian
Phone: (360) 753-9430

Accreditation Coordinator
Phone: (360) 753-9430

WA Physicians Health Program (WPHP)
Phone: (800) 552-7236 or (360) 236-2882
www.wphp.org

WA State Assoc. of Veterinary Technicians
Phone: (509) 432-3499
www.wsavt.info

WA State Dept. of Agriculture (WSDA)
Phone: (360) 902-1800
Fax: (360) 902-2087
www.agr.wa.gov/Portals/An/

Microbiology Laboratory
Phone: (360) 753-5061
Fax: (360) 753-5047

State Veterinarian
Dr. Joe Baker
Phone: (360) 902-1878
Fax: (360) 902-2087
jbaker@agr.wa.gov

Toxicology
Phone: (360) 753-5064

WA State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Phone: (800) 833-6388
Fax: (360) 902-2156
www.wdfw.wa.gov

WA State Dept. of Health (WSDOH)
Phone: (360) 236-4700
www.doh.wa.gov

Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
Phone: (360) 236-4834
Fax: (360) 586-4359
http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/professions/pharmacy/default.htm

Public Health Veterinarian
Dr. Ron Wohrle
(360) 236-3369
ron.wohrle@doh.wa.gov

Radiation Protection
Phone: (800) 299-9729

Veterinary Board of Governors
www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/professions/Veterinarian/default.htm

Complaints/Discipline
Phone: (360) 236-4876
janelle.teachman@doh.wa.gov

DVM/Tech Licensing
Phone: (360) 236-4904

Program, audits, CE questions
Phone: (360) 236-4947
loralei.walker@doh.wa.gov

WA Health Professional Services (for chemically impaired LVTs)
(360) 236-2880

WA State Dept. of Revenue
Phone: (800) 647-7706
www.dor.wa.gov

Washington State University CVM
www.vetmed.wsu.edu

Animal Health Library
Phone: (509) 335-9556

Avian Health Laboratory
Phone: (253) 445-4537

Dean’s Office
Phone: (509) 335-9515

Diagnostic Laboratory
Phone: (509) 335-9696

Student Services
Phone: (509) 335-1531

Teaching Hospital
Phone: (509) 335-0711

Yakima Valley Community College
Phone: (509) 574-4759
www.yvcc.cc.wa.us