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Dr. Keith Lehman

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Chief Provincial Veterinarian
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 control and prevention 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.