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Vision: Attending to the welfare of all species through excellence in global interprofessional practice. 

Watch the June 2, 2023 Center for Veterinary Social Work Celebration Kickoff: 



Veterinary Social Work Oath

“Specializing in the interprofessional space of 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 based perspective and using evidence-based approaches within my scope of practice, I will uphold the ethical guidelines 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 A full list of services is located here

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