CVMA-ACMV

The Canadian Veterinary Oath

“As 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,
  • prevent and relieve animal suffering,
  • protect the health of the public and the environment, and
  • advance comparative medical knowledge.

I will perform my professional duties 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."

- CVMA 2004
- revised 2018