Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solinly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health, the 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.
WVMA Mission Statement
To advocate and promote veterinary medicine, while enriching animal and human health.
The WVMA Commitment—Integrity, Compassion, Community, Well-Being