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Veterinarian's Oath
This oath is taken by all veterinarians as they graduate from veterinary school and enter the profession of veterinary medicine.  It is to be taken very seriously as a prescription by which all veterinarians should practice their art.  It is as follows:
     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.