WSAVA targets veterinary wellness following survey results

veterinary wellness

Thousands of veterinary professionals around the world have reported experiencing stress and diminished wellbeing in an online survey conducted by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).  The findings show that stress and diminished wellbeing are a problem for all members of the veterinary team and in all areas of the world. They also indicate that the most seriously affected appear to be females, […]

Fear Free becomes global education partner of WSAVA

Fear Free WSAVAL-R: Drs Tess Kommedal and Melinda Merck, co-chairs of the WSAVA Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee; Ruth Garcia, chief operations officer of Fear Free and Arpita Bhose, WSAVA CEO

With a dedication to animal welfare, Fear Free and the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) have joined forces to bring affordable access to Fear Free Certification to veterinary healthcare teams around the world. Since 2016, Fear Free has provided online and in-person education to […]

Free or discounted access to virtual congress

virtual congressBritish veterinarian Dr Anthony Chadwick

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and The Webinar Vet have joined forces to offer free access to Virtual Congress 2020 to WSAVA members from countries in which companion animal practice is still developing. Discounted registration will also be offered to all other WSAVA members. The Webinar Vet’s Virtual Congress —the world’s largest online veterinary […]

Partnership to enhance veterinary education in China

veterinary education in ChinaVeterinary training in Yulin

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association and ACTAsia, a not-for-profit organisation which provides veterinary training in Asia as part of its remit to promote animal welfare, have joined forces in a partnership to support the development of the veterinary profession in China and other Asian countries. Under the […]

WSAVA honours outreach program founder

Dr Michelle LemDr Michelle Lem, founder of Community Veterinary Outreach

A Canadian veterinarian and founder of an innovative community outreach charity in Canada, is to receive the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s 2019 Global One Health Award. The prestigious global award is presented by the WSAVA’s One Health Committee (OHC) to an individual—or organisation—who has promoted an aspect of One Health relevant to […]

Mars Petcare unveiled as WSAVA diamond partner

WSAVA diamond partner

Mars Petcare has become a Diamond Partner of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association, building on a long-term relationship with the global veterinary association established by the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, the company’s scientific HQ.   Diamond Partnership is the premier level available under the WSAVA’s Partnership Program. Under […]

AFSCAN launches infectious disease surveillance program

infectious disease surveillance programAFSCAN Surveillance Project Team

The African Small Companion Animal Network, a project of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) charitable Foundation, recently launched a major new pan-African infectious disease surveillance program aimed at providing novel data on the prevalence and distribution of ectoparasites and arthropod-borne infectious diseases across six sub-Saharan African […]

Vets asked to contribute to WSAVA wellness initiative

veterinary wellnessDr Nienke Endenburg

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association is urging companion animal veterinarians globally to complete a multi-lingual online questionnaire from its newly formed Professional Wellness Group (PWG). Data from the survey will help the PWG to establish a benchmark for veterinary wellness in different regions of the world and […]

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