The Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine was launched in 1979 as the official scientific periodical of the Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (SOMVERJ). It is recognized by the Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária (SBMV) and the Conselho Regional de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (CRMV-RJ).
RBMV (REV BRAS MED VET/BRAZ J VET MED) has circulated without interruption since then, with registration ISSN 0100-2430 for the printed format and ISSN-e 2527-2179 for the online version.
All content of the journal, except when identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-CC BY-NC 3.0 BR.
The online diary has open and free access.