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Announcing the launch of In Review

Canine Medicine and Genetics, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 


Bill Ollier, PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Managing Editor

Lorna Kennedy, PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Aims and scope

Canine Medicine and Genetics is an open access journal addressing all aspects of canine health, with a particular emphasis on medical issues including the areas of internal medicine, emergency medicine and critical care, cardiology, oncology, neurology, dermatology, ophthalmology, clinical and anatomic pathology, and diagnostic imaging, in addition to clinical genetics.

Formerly known as Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, this journal began with an emphasis on genetic and epidemiological research relating to breed diversity, and now also welcomes reports on clinical and bench top research pertaining to canine diseases.

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Our highest Altmetric score is one of the top 100 most-discussed journal articles of 2016, A genetic assessment of the English bulldog.

Canine Medicine and Genetics are pleased to be a collaborating partner to the International Partnership for Dogs (IFPD).

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 12
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 70

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 296,302
    Altmetric mentions: 687

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