Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I
solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit
of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the
prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal
resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of
I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.
I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.