Medicine, indeed veterinary medicine, as a science has made enormous progress with the unfolding of time. On the other hand the application or practice of this science would seem to progress at a much slower pace, if at all, and cannot properly be called a science being instead an art.
Hartley, Robert C.
"The Art of Veterinary Practice,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 35
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol35/iss2/3