Animals — Open Access Journal

Animals (ISSN 2076-2615) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal devoted entirely to animals, including zoology and veterinary sciences, published monthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) from Vol. 5 (2015), Zoological Record (Web of Science) and Scopus. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.323 (2019)
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Special Issue in Animals
Feeding Cattle for Health Improvement Guest Editors: Marta I. Miranda Castañón, Marta López Alonso
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Animals
Development and Assessment of Animal Welfare Indicators Guest Editor: David W. Miller
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Animals
Computational Bioacoustics Guest Editor: Stavros Ntalampiras
Deadline: 15 November 2020
Special Issue in Animals
Legal Aspects of the Human-Animal Relationship Guest Editors: Alexandra Whittaker, Amy Cosby
Deadline: 30 November 2020
Topical Collection in Animals
Cardiovascular Disease in Companion Animals—Dogs, Cats and Horses: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Therapy Collection Editors: Paola Giuseppina Brambilla, Chiara Locatelli
Topical Collection in Animals
Use of Agricultural By-Products in Animal Feeding Collection Editor: Mariangela Caroprese
Topical Collection in Animals
Insects as Animal Feed: a New Promising Sector Collection Editor: Laura Gasco
Topical Collection in Animals
Applications of Quantitative Genetics in Livestock Production Collection Editor: Michael E. Davis
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