According to Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 474.215, you do not have to be a dvm to own a clinic. Any individual or corporation may do so, however, each establishment must have a licensed veterinarian responsible for the management of the establishment.
Here is the website for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations that refers to Veterinary Medicine. http://www.myflorida.com/dbpr/pro/vetm/index.html
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