Pennsylvania court ruling on animal chiropractic

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In a case brought before a Pennsylvania Appeals Court, the Court has ruled that animal chiropractic is within the definition of veterinary practice and does fall under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medicine. The petitioner is a licensed chiropractor but is not a veterinarian, although she has certification in veterinary chiropractic from the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association. The Board ordered that, in order to provide chiropractic care to animals, the practitioner must become a licensed veterinarian or only perform the care under the supervision of a Pennsylvania-licensed veterinarian.

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