10th Anniversary of Animals

The year 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Animals, a peer-reviewed open access journal devoted entirely to animals. Animals has published more than 7000 papers. We are grateful to every author, reviewer, and academic editor whose support has helped us to get to where we are today. To celebrate this 10th anniversary, we are arranging special content and events. We hope you can join us in celebrating this milestone for our journal and enjoy the collection below.

A Network of Animals from Editors

Development and Achievements

View the 10-year timeline infographic here. Trace the development of Animals from its origins to today, with all remarkable events outlined.

Inaugural issue is released. Animals is published as a quarterly journal.

Animals is covered by Zoological Record (Clarivate Analytics).

Animals is indexed by Scopus (Elsevier) in May.

Animals endorses the ARRIVE Guidelines.

Animals is indexed by PubMed (NLM).

Animals changes to a monthly publication schedule.

Animals is accepted for indexing in Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), from Vol. 5 (2015).

Animals starts the Travel Awards project.

Animals receives its first Impact Factor of 1.654.

Animals launches the Young Investigator Award project.

Section "Animal in Society and Policy" is renamed to "Public Policy, Politics and Law Section".

Journal publishes its 1000th paper.

Animals announces the first edition of the Outstanding Reviewer Award.

The 1st International Electronic Conference on Animals is organized by Animals.

Animals announces the first edition of the Best Cover Award.

Animals announces the first edition of the Academic Conference Grants.

Celebration Activities

Anniversary Special Issues

Animals’ Tenth Anniversary submission deadline 15 Sep 2022 | 46 articles | Viewed by 132898
Keywords: cattle; small ruminants; pigs; poultry; equids; companion animals; zoo animals; wildlife; aquatic animals; animal welfare; animal ethics; animal nutrition; animal physiology; animal genetics and genomics; animal system and management; animal reproduction; ecology and conservation; public policy; politics and law; birds; human– animal interactions; animal behaviour and emotion; veterinary clinical studies
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