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Impact Factor (2022): 2.3


The Pakistan Veterinary Journal (Pak Vet J), a quarterly publication, is being published regularly since 1981 by the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. The “Pak Vet J” ( publishes scientific research articles, review articles, short communications and case reports from various disciplines within veterinary medicine. The “Pak Vet J” is included in Science Citation Index Expended and has got 2.3 impact factor in JCR 2022. Among Veterinary Science Journals of the world (143), “Pak Vet J” has been ranked at 35th position and category quartile is Q1. The journal is read, abstracted and indexed internationally. PVJ covers all aspects of major fields in veterinary medicine such as veterinary biomedical sciences, veterinary pathobiology and preventive medicine, veterinary public health, veterinary clinical sciences, veterinary humanities and social sciences. The corresponding subfields are as follows:
Veterinary Biomedical Sciences: anatomy/histology, biotechnology, embryology, molecular and cellular biology, physiology, pharmacology, toxicology, veterinary nutrition, and metabolism
Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Preventive Medicine: immunology, infectious disease, pathology, microbiology, parasitology, and virology
Veterinary Public Health: environmental health, epidemiology, food safety and hygiene, meat hygiene, milk hygiene, and zoonotic disease
Veterinary Clinical Sciences: anesthesiology, animal behavior, comparative and translational medicine, dentistry, dermatology, clinical pathology, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, medical imaging, oncology, regenerative medicine, rehabilitation, ophthalmology, surgery, theriogenology, and veterinary acupuncture
Veterinary Humanities and Social Sciences: animal welfare, human and animal bonds, One Health and eco-health, veterinary economics, veterinary education, veterinary policy, and wildlife health and conservation

Abstracted/Indexed in

Abstracts of Hygiene and Communicable Disease
Animal Breeding Abstracts
Animal Science Database
Biocontrol News and Information
BIOSIS Citation Index
CAB Abstracts
Chinese Science Citation Database
Dairy Science Abstracts
Directory of Open Access Journals
Environmental Impact
Global Health
Helminthological Abstracts

Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series

A:Human and Experimental
B: Livestock Feeds and Feeding

Nutrition and Food Science Database
Parasitology Database
Poultry Abstracts
Protozoological Abstracts
Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
Science Citation Index Expanded
Tropical Disease Bulletin
Urlich's Directory
Veterinary Bulletin
Veterinary Science Database
VetMed Resource
Web of Science
World Health Organization

Zoological Record

Open access Policy: The management of the Pakistan Veterinary Journal ensures that the manuscripts published in it are freely accessible online/ via internet immediately upon publication, without any cost/barrier of subscription/registration to the readers universally.


ISSN 0253-8318 (Print)
ISSN 2074-7764 (Online)

SCImago Journal & Country Rank