Together, we are a dynamic, responsive, community of veterinarians, creating an environment that fosters excellence in our profession.
In an open and positive environment, we serve our members, the public and promote the well being of animals. We encourage advancement in the Art and Science of Veterinary Medicine.
We believe in:
- The well-being of animals
- Mutual respect
- Honesty, integrity & fairness
- Responsibly allocating resources
- Upholding legislated responsibilities
- Professional development
Canadian Veterinary OathAs a member of the veterinary medical profession, I solemnly swear that I will use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society. I will strive to promote animal health and welfare, relieve animal suffering, protect the health of the public and environment, and advance comparative medical knowledge.
I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics. I will strive continuously to improve my professional knowledge and competence and to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards for myself and the profession.