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 medical knowledge.
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.
Veterinarians, much like physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and others, are healthcare providers. But what exactly happens in a DVM curriculum? How does it compare to an MD program?
September 2020: Dogs are being used for a voluntary SARS-COV-2 detection program in a Finish airport. Multiple trials have shown high specificity and sensitivity for COVID detection by trained dogs, even days before a person's symptoms arise.