Small Animal Advances, is a quarterly peer-reviewed open-access journal that publishes publishes the most current thinking and recent advances in the form of original papers, case reports, and reviews on all aspects of small animal veterinary practice. By disallowing multiple or redundant publications, SAA upholds ethical standards in academic publishing. 

All scientific results in pet, exotic, laboratory, small ruminants, and non-ruminant animals are included in the scope of this journal. Topics covered in each volume can consist of the areas of internal medicine, behavior, diagnostic imaging, anatomy, histology, gastroenterology, dermatology, infectious disease, nutrition, pathology, rehabilitation, hematology, urology, ecology, physiology, immunology, emergency and critical care, embryology, theriogenology, reproductive disorders, parasitology, orthopedic surgery, dentistry, neurological diseases, cardiology, small animal welfare, soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, oncology, and endocrinology. This series will appeal to all practicing veterinarians and will inform and enhance clinical practice.