Complaint Against Athon Mikel,DVM – TX

On 03/25/2013 While recovering in Hawaii from a medical condition and surgery, and with no other veterinarian on the clinic’s premises, Respondent allowed unlicensed staff members to practice veterinary medicine without his supervision, including making diagnoses and prognoses of animal conditions; prescribing and administering vaccinations, including rabies; performing rabies vaccinations without a veterinarian present to supervise and sign the official required certificates; and prescribing, dispensing and administering prescription drugs, including controlled substances. Five euthanizations were performed during this time, based on diagnoses and prognoses by an unlicensed veterinary technician who then prescribed, dispensed and administered controlled substances without veterinary supervision.



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