As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
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, Manchester Metropolitan University
Frédéric Gaschen, Louisiana State University
Lorna Kennedy, University of Manchester
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.
Annual Journal Metrics
37 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
37 days to first decision for all manuscripts
104 days from submission to acceptance
19 days from acceptance to publication
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