The history of postwar periods of the past would indicate that following the armistice of the second world war, great changes may be expected. It behooves us in the proposed world uplift program to be sure to give adequate attention to our professional problems. The veterinary profession is confronted with impending changes which it must undergo following the cessation of hostilities. While adapting itself to those changes it is imperative that it maintain its position in the respected sphere of medical science. In the process of this metamorphosis the profession must be alert to utilize this opportunity to establish itself in the desirable new fields which may develop rapidly with the consummation of peace.