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Attending to human needs at the intersection of veterinary and social work practice

vet social work at UT

Veterinary Social Work Oath

“Specializing in veterinary social work, I pledge my service to society by tending to the human needs that arise in the relationship between humans and animals. From a strengths perspective and using evidence-based practice, I will uphold the ethical code of my profession, respect and promote the dignity and worth of all species, and diligently strive to maintain mindful balance in all of my professional endeavors.”





 

To contact a vet social worker, call 865-755-8839 Monday through Friday 10am-5pm.  You may also email us at vetsocialwork@utk.edu

If you are interested in our educational offerings and events, click “Education” on the menu. If you are interested in our educational offering and have additional questions, please complete this form 

If you heard a talk by VSW and would like the slides or tools mentioned, please look under the “Resources” menu tab.

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