Ethic Statement

Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, is a journal whose articles are reviewed by peer reviewers in the field of veterinary and animal science.  The Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is dedicated to publishing scientific articles in the field of veterinary medicine and related matters.  Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is expected to become the premier registration and documentation of scientific work, in addition to being a veterinary discussion area. 

The Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences should be able to ensure that all efforts made to publish scientific work have followed ethical rules of academics.  Therefore, we consider it is very important to equate the views of the stakeholders in standard ethics in order to create a comfortable atmosphere and avoid the emergence of problems due to a conflict of interest in the future.  This document is a policy statement taken by the Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences regarding the ethics of publication and malpractice to be used as a guide for stakeholders.

The Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences holds firmly to the standard publication ethics for all who involved in the publication of scientific papers, including authors, editors, reviewers, and publishers.


Authors who do plagiarism are considered to behave disgraceful and less ethical. Authors are required to submit original works, not publishing them partially or fully to other journals, until the Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences gives an answer to the eligibility of the submitted article.

Each name listed in the article should be qualified as an author. Each author must have made important contributions to the article written, such as concepts, design, data collection, data analysis, interpretation of data, and decision making. For those who play an important role in the research but do not qualify as an author, his or her name can be listed in an acknowledgment.

The corresponding author is responsible and ensures that those who play an important role in research, their name have been listed as an author. Also, on behalf of the authors, the correspondence author should send a form (Form A) stating that they have fully accepted the last updated article and agreed to submit the article for publication.

The Author's Responsibility

Authors are required to include original, accurate, and reliable research data. Authors are required to cite libraries that affect the article, be it an article in a print journal or online, or the results of personal interviews.  The article of the authors should follow the review process by the reviewers that have been prepared by the Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.  The author is required to provide original and accurate data (without plagiarism and without fabrication) contained in the article and may provide additional data if necessary. Articles submitted to the Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences not sent to another journal, not being judged by a journal or even been accepted for publication.  If a small piece of data has been published, the source should be cited or given a written thank you to the acknowledgment of the article. If the data is reprocessed from a source then proper citation and authorization are required.  Research involving experimental animals should be conducted according to the rules of ethics and animal welfare. Any potential conflicts of interest shall be declared in respect of funding, personal research, or relationships with others or an organization that may influence the research. All funding sources that support the research or the sponsor of a study should be stated in acknowledgment.  If the author finds and is aware of any error or error in his article, they must notify the chief editor, in order to be able to withdraw, clarify, and correct the article. If required, the authors should be willing to apologize for the mistakes they made. Requests to reduce, add or alter the author's arrangement to an accepted article should get the editor's approval and be done before the article is published


Peer reviewers are expected to play a role in giving inputs and assisting editors in adopting policies on articles reviewed in addition to helping authors improve the quality of their articles.  The peer reviewers should inform the editors of their propriety and ability to review articles submitted to them. The entire article that is undergoing the editing process should be kept confidential.

The editing process should be as objective as possible by reasoning, and not criticizing the author personally. The reviewers must have no personal interest in the research conducted by the researchers, or research funders. If the article being edited is not eligible for publishing, the secrecy of the article should be maintained, so as not to be exploited by others without the permission of the authors.


Editors are responsible and fully authorized to accept or reject a manuscript submitted by authors. Editors should not have a conflict of interest in accepting or rejecting a manuscript.

In the process of editing the manuscript, the editors must be fair and objective. Assessment of a manuscript must be based on the scientific weight of the articles and regardless of the ethnicity, religions, racial, geographical origin, gender, citizenship, and political views of the authors. The editors in accepting a manuscript should be based on the academic merit of the manuscript and not influenced by commercial interests.

If the manuscript is less worthy to publish, the editors should keep the manuscript secret, in order not to be used by others, except by permission of the authors. The anonymity of reviewers should be preserved by editors


As a publisher of the Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Udayana University, in cooperation with the veterinary profession organization, the Indonesian Veterinarian Association, always encourages editors to comply with the commonly adopted scientific article writing practice. 

Publishers in collaboration with the authors, reviewers, and the editors always maintaining academic integrity during the publication process takes place. Publishers also maintain the quality of journals and encourage the development of journals in a better direction.

The publisher will always ensure that the policy to publish or reject an article, based on the advice of the reviewers, and not influenced by commercial interests. The needs of a publishing business should not be at the expense of intellectual and ethical standards.

Animal Ethics

Research involving experimental animals should be conducted in accordance with animal ethics and welfare. The animals should be well cared for and use as little as possible by minimizing the pain that may arise at the time of treatment. The use of experimental animals should be in accordance with local, national, and international rules. The authors must make a statement including the name of the ethical authority and the consent number, that the experiment has been carried out in compliance with animal ethics and welfare.


Authors could refer to International Standards for Editors and Authors


by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) for policies that are not stated in this instruction.