The Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research(IJVR) is published quarterly in 4 issues. The aims of this journal are to improve and expand knowledge in all veterinary fields. It is an international journal indexed by the Thomson Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), Elsevier, Scopus, CAB International, Veterinary Bulletin and several other international databases. Research papers and reports on a wide range of veterinary topics are published in the journal after being evaluated by expert reviewers. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the editorial content of the journal—including peer-reviewed manuscripts—and the timing of its publication.