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Journal History

2014 The inaugural issue is released, and Veterinary Sciences is published as a quarterly journal.
2016 Veterinary Sciences sponsors the 2016 IFFRS/ISCAID Symposium.
2017 In April, Veterinary Sciences sponsors the First International Conference ‘Babies and Animals: Pediatrician Meet Vets’;
In June, Veterinary Sciences sponsors the 7th ARAE—Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance in Animals and the Environment;
In August, Veterinary Sciences sponsors the 9th Tick and Tick-Borne Pathogen (TTP9) Conference and the First Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference (APRC1);
In October, indexed in PubMed, citations are made available in PubMed and full-text archived in PubMed Central from Vol. 2 (2015);
In December, indexed by Scopus, Scopus covers the years from 2014 to the present.
2018 Veterinary Sciences starts the Travel Awards project. 2019 Veterinary Sciences Travel Award for Postdoctoral Students and PhD Students is released.
Veterinary Sciences received its first CiteScore (2018) of 1.4 in "General Veterinary".
2019 Veterinary Sciences established the following topical sections:
  • Anatomy, Histology and Pathology;
  • Microbiology and Immunology;
  • Physiology and Nutrition;
  • Clinical Veterinary Medicine;
  • Veterinary Education, Veterinary Communication and Animal Behavior.
2020 Veterinary Sciences was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Veterinary Sciences published its 500th paper.
2021 Veterinary Sciences changes to a monthly publication schedule.
Veterinary Sciences received its first Impact Factor (IF) of 2.304, ranking 35/146 (Q1) in the category "veterinary Sciences" in the June 2021 release of the Journal Citation Reports®.
2022 Veterinary Sciences has reorganized the journal sections and has established the following sections:
  • Veterinary Internal Medicine;
  • Veterinary Biomedical Sciences;
  • Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics;
  • Veterinary Surgery;
  • Veterinary Microbiology, Parasitology, and Immunology;
  • Veterinary Physiology, Pharmacology, and Toxicology;
  • Anatomy, Histology, and Pathology;
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases in Veterinary Medicine;
  • Veterinary Food Safety and Zoonosis;
  • Veterinary Education, Veterinary Communication, and Animal Behavior.
Veterinary Sciences published its 1,000th paper.

Editor-in-Chief

2014–2016 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Duncan C. Ferguson, Associate Editor: Prof. Dr. Margarethe Hoenig
2016–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Patrick Butaye
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