Short Portrait Public Veterinary Service
Monitoring food, regulatory tasks in animal welfare and protection, fighting epizootic diseases and providing advice in case of epizootic diseases, monitoring the health of animal populations, and providing hygiene advice in production of animal-based foods. Predominantly product management for pharmaceuticals, processing of target group studies, market analyses, and consumer information (veterinarians and/or their target groups), seldom field research duties. Further activities in the feed and food industry, development and monitoring of food and feed. Structuring and restructuring of health services, advising government agencies on matters of public veterinary health, participating in designing veterinary education programs, providing advice on fighting epizootic diseases, providing advice on developing economical animal production and adaptation to meet standards (e.g., EU standards).