||The APDV journal is a worldwide contributor to various research topics of veterinary science and its related subjects. It provides regular book reviews and a short communications section. This journal primarily includes topical reviews and commentaries on the features of dairy and veterinary fields. The APDV journal is the leading source for international reports on animal health programs and preventive veterinary medicine. This journal mainly focuses on the epidemiology of domestic and wild animals, costs of epidemic and endemic diseases in animals, the latest methods in veterinary epidemiology, disease control or relationships between veterinary medicine and animal production, and development of new techniques in diagnosing, recording, evaluating and controlling diseases in animal populations.