|The Office of Alberta's Chief Provincial Veterinarian (OCPV) provides scientific and veterinary leadership in developing animal health policy and in working to prevent and respond to animal health concerns.
Alberta's Chief Provincial Veterinarian is Dr. Keith Lehman, who has been in this role since July 2016.
The work of the OCPV focuses on animal disease prevention and control activities, overseeing administration of Alberta's Animal Health Act, and providing advice and recommendations on related animal health topics.
Having strong animal health policy and practices is important to Alberta's livestock and other animals, and it's also important to public health, Alberta's environment, and the agriculture industry. A key part of the OCPV's focus is on collaboration and joint response:
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) confirmed in Alberta by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
|Dr. Keith Lehman
Chief Provincial Veterinarian
Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian
O.S. Longman Building
Edmonton, AB T6H 4P2
Phone : 780-427-3448
Fax : 780-415-0810