Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Authors are required to fill, sign, and submit the form titled "Author Agreement" along with the manuscript.It is acceptable to submit a packet of several independent forms that include the total of authors (e.g. if authors are at different locations they can sign separate forms).
Types of articles and maximum length (spaces included):
• Original Research Articles (30.000 characters)
• Short Communications (10.000 characters)
• Literature Reviews (40.000 characters)
• Clinical Cases and Case Studies (15.000 characters)
• Letters to the Editor (5.000 characters)
• Book Reviews (5.000 characters)
Three manuscript files in MS Word:
A manuscript with names of authors.
An ANONIMOUS manuscript
The Author Agreement (signed)
- Title, Abstract (<350 words; bolded subtitles), and Keywords (>8): in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
- Body: in English, Times New Roman, 12 font, 1.5 line spacing, with pages and lines consecutively numbered.
Authors (in the non-anonimous manuscript):
Hyphen to link surnames. Hyphen to link family names.
Insert hyperlinked ORCID icons
Corresponding author: marked with asterisk, placed as a linked footnote (include mailing and e-mail addresses).
- Introduction: <400 words.
Materials and methods:
Start with Statement of Approval (institutional animal care and use committee).
Tables and figures placed were first mentioned in the text.
Photographs: TIFF or EPS, >300 dpi.
Separated from the Results section.
Include a final paragraph with the conclusion of the study.
Acknowledgments: not mandatory.
Funding, Conflicts of interest, and Author contributions: mandatory.
- References: follow RCCP style.
Original research articlesManuscripts should not exceed the following (spaces included): 30.000 characters. Must be written in English.
Manuscripts should not exceed the following (spaces included): 15.000 characters. Must be written in English.
Reviews of relevant books in the areas of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, printed during the last two years. Reviews should be written in the same language of the book reviewed. The review may include references.
Please write the following information at the begining of your review:
Title: (title of the book reviewed).
Book by: (name of the author(s) of the book).
Reviewer: name(s), affiliation, and email address of the reviewer(s)
City and country:
Year of publication:
Format: (paper or electronic)
Number of pages:
Website: (if any)
Photo of the book cover (minimum 300 DPI): paste a photo of the cover.
The authors enable RCCP to reprint the material published in it.
The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions, and will allow the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.