Reprint and letters policies

January 14, 2022 (published)
By VIN News Service staff

Reprint policy

VIN News Service articles, except commentaries, may be freely reprinted, provided:

  • The article appears unaltered and in its entirety, without added images, hotlinks or text.
  • The reprint prominently and clearly identifies the VIN News Service as the original source and provides the VIN News Service URL or a hotlink to the original article.
  • This statement prominently accompanies the article: The VIN News Service is not affiliated with [insert name of your entity].

Commentaries may not be reprinted without explicit written permission. Contact

Letters policy

We welcome timely letters about articles. Letters must be submitted exclusively to VIN News and include the author's full name and contact information. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified. Published letters may appear on our public website and on a message board of the Veterinary Information Network, a members-only community for the profession and parent of the VIN News Service. Email submissions to  

VIN News Service commentaries are opinion pieces presenting insights, personal experiences and/or perspectives on topical issues by members of the veterinary community. To submit a commentary for consideration, email

Information and opinions expressed in letters to the editor are those of the author and are independent of the VIN News Service. Letters may be edited for style. We do not verify their content for accuracy.