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Journal of Integrative Veterinary Therapies

The Journal of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (JIVT) is the first international veterinary publication addressing evidence-based natural medicine for animals. It is available as a benefit to all CIVT Members.

This is a modern, clinically relevant journal. JIVT publishes material on all aspects of integrative veterinary therapies including case reports, research articles, research updates, book reviews, commentary, and other relevant information. Recent copies are available to the entire Membership and Friends of CIVT.

JIVT welcomes and encourages your letters and feedback. See the journal for details or use our contact form. Please click the buttons below to view examples of previous issues.

Volume 10 Issue 2 December 2022
December 24, 2022
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Volume 8 Issue 2 December 2020
December 01, 2020
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The Journal of Integrative Veterinary Therapies welcomes contributions.

 Categories include:

  • Case study – case studies from practitioners are welcome - published case histories receive a payment of a $100.00 CIVT voucher except for those submitted as part of a CIVT course assessment.
  • Research, original or other article – published articles may receive payment a CIVT voucher (worth up to $250)
  • Global veterinary dispensary – articles on  medicine, folk or traditional aspects of animal health and wellbeing
  • Veterinary Student – veterinary students may submit articles - published articles receive a $50.00 CIVT voucher.
  • Commentary – issues of significant interest to practitioners
  • Book reviews – new books of interest
  • Pearls – pearls of wisdom from experienced practitioners

Editorial policy

  • Articles must relate integrative veterinary therapies
  • Articles must have an evidence base in natural medicine
  • Accepted articles remain the property of the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies
  • Contributions must not be submitted elsewhere
  • Contributions may be rejected without reason.

Contribution requirements

  • Articles should be less than 5000 words including references and any tables. The number of references should be limited to no more than 30.
  • An abstract of the article, no more than 200 words should be included.
  • A brief author's profile should be included.
  • Files must be saved as a word document and then emailed to the college office. The email address can be found on the instructions to contributors download.
  • All graphs, tables and pictures not in Word form must be included as .tif or .jpeg quality files.
  • All statements must be referenced according to the instructions for contributors, and a reference list must be included. If the statement is the author's opinion or observation this should be made clear.
  • All statements should be of a professional nature and exclude any inflammatory, derogatory, racist or other inappropriate style of writing.