Sierra Veterinary Center
Sierra Veterinary Center (HSP 5493)
On July 28, 2023, a $5,000 citation was issued to Charles P. Albers (VET 10898) and Sierra Veterinary Center for the following: failure to ensure the premises conformed to minimum standards; failure to provide painted or sealed compartments for animals; failure to have effective separation of known or suspected contagious animals in the isolation room from items not relating to their treatment; failure to maintain anesthetic equipment; storing expired drugs and medication within the hospital and failing to follow proper protocol for monitoring and storing expired supplies and medications; failure to keep biennial logs updated with required information and ensure drug logs included the information; and record keeping violations for seven patients. (BPC §§ 4169 (a)(4); 4342 (b); 4829.5; 4883 (c), (g)(3), (h), & (o); 4854; 4855; CCR, Title 16, §§ 2030.05 (b), (d)(1) & (2), (f)(6) & (10); & 2032.3 (a)(1); & CFR, Title 21, § 1301.75 (a); & 1304.22 (c)). Click here to obtain a copy of the action or view the licensee’s profile.