It is expected that the author(s) guarantee to the Iraqi J. Vet. Med. that the manuscript submitted is original, has not been published simultaneously elsewhere, and is not under consideration for publication by another journal or publisher, if so manuscript will be rejected. Different forms of plagiarism, including copying and paraphrasing data or text without giving recognition to the original source, claiming the ownership of results or ideas from work performed previously, are unacceptable and consider unethical behavior. All manuscripts submitted to the Iraqi J. Vet. Med. or published will be subjected to plagiarism detection software Turnitin before assigning to reviewers. If the result of originality is less than 20%, submissions will be further considered for the peer review process, if not, will be rejected.