Federation of Veterinarians of Europe

Good Veterinary Practice

Monday, 01 April 2002

Veterinarians play an important role in protecting animal welfare,
animal health, public health as well as the environment and provide a
wide range of services.

This Code of Good Veterinary Practice is a
standard specifying the European veterinary ethics and principles of
conduct as well as the requirements relating to the quality management
system whithin a veterinary organisation, when the latter

1. Wishes to improve its ability to give
services in conformity to the legislation in force, the Professional
Code of Conduct in force, the requirements of the clients and the ethic
principles relating to the services provided and/or the animals under
its care

2. Must demonstrate its ability to deliver services, which
are constantly in line with customer requirements and the legislation
in force.

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