Good governance is a complex and multifaceted concept that has numerous meanings and definitions. Originating in the economic and financial context, concepts of governance, and more specifically good governance, are now routinely applied in a wide range of contexts. This Reviewfocuses predominantly on the concept of governance as it relates to the provision of global public goods and services to citizens. Veterinary Services are an important public good. Good governance in Veterinary Services describes services that are sustainably financed, universally available, provided efficiently without waste or duplication, and in a manner that is transparent and free of fraud or corruption.