In 2015, the German Federal Chamber of Veterinarians adopted the ‘Ethics-Codex of Germany’s Veterinarians’, which aims to unify the profession in Germany under a self-prescribed highest standard for ethically correct decisions in all fields of veterinary medicine. Professor Thomas Blaha explains at the 2018 AWF discussion forums why and how the Ethics-Codex was developed and talk about the advantages of this powerful act of self commitment to a standard higher than that enshrined in law.

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