Intro Widget

Veterinary Record Open is a journal dedicated to publishing original veterinary research across a range of topic areas including those of a more niche and specialist nature to that considered in the weekly Vet Record. Original research from all disciplines of veterinary interest will be considered. Veterinary Record Open is an Open Access, continuous publication journal of the British Veterinary Association. Authors are asked to pay article publishing charges on acceptance; the ability to pay does not influence editorial decisions.

Veterinary Record Open adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.

COVID-19: a message from BMJ >>

Contacting us - The vet journals team is currently working remotely and will continue to do so throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. Please communicate by email or phone. We are currently unable to process any content sent by post.

We are seeking a new Editor for Vet Record Open, please see more information on the role. The closing date for applications is 30 November 2020.


Vet Record Open accepts submissions on a wide range of veterinary subjects. Articles may be about a single animal, herd, flock or other group of animals managed together.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for Vet Record Open.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.


Twitter Feed