The Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine was launched in 1979 as a scientific journal of the Society of Veterinary Medicine of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Somverj), being recognized by the Brazilian Society of Veterinary Medicine (SBMV) and the Regional Council of Veterinary Medicine of the State of Rio de Janeiro Of January (CRMV-RJ). The BJVM circulates continuously since then with the registration ISSN 0100-2430 for the printed form and ISSN=e 2527-2179 para a versão online
Seeking the adaptation of the BJVM to the new platform of communication and diffusion of knowledge, the RBMV in its thirty-eighth anniversary goes through its major reformulation, being relaunched in the online form, as an open access journal (Open Journal) and being published in the English language , Which becomes the first language of the journal, and also in the Portuguese language, maintains its original mission of disseminating knowledge throughout Brazil and increasing access to the entire scientific community through the English language.