Support grows to provide equal access to veterinary medicines

The World Veterinary Association, the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe and the Federation of Companion Animal Francophone Veterinary Associations have all thrown their weight behind a campaign led by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association to secure equal access to veterinary therapeutics for veterinarians around the world. Ten […]

WSAVA campaign strives for equal access to animal medicines

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The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has launched a campaign to secure equitable access to veterinary therapeutics for veterinarians. Several leading veterinary associations have already responded to its call to sign its Position Statement on the issue. WSAVA is also forming a Therapeutics Guidelines Group […]

Congratulations to Danish vet Dr Mogens Hansen

Dr Mogens Hansen

Danish veterinarian Dr Mogens Hansen has been presented with the fifth annual Henry Schein Cares International Veterinary Community Service Award. The award recognises veterinarians who have performed exceptional acts of valour or demonstrated a commitment to serve the international community. Dr Hansen […]

Dutch vet receives WSAVA President’s Award

From left: Jolle Kirpensteign and Walt Ingwersen

Dutch veterinarian Dr Jolle Kirpensteijn has been awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association President’s Award in recognition of his service to the association. A past president of the WSAVA and long-standing advocate of its work, Dr Kirpensteijn received the […]

Blue Dog program wins WSAVA award

The Blue Dog program, an educational initiative to help children to interact safely with dogs, has been awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s 2017 Global One Health Award. The award will be accepted by Professor Tiny de Keuster, a European veterinary specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Companion Animals) and founder […]

Agenda set for WSAVA 2017 in Copenhagen

A lecture stream on Healthy Breeding forms part of the comprehensive scientific program for this year’s World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) World Congress, set to take place in Copenhagen from 25-28 September 2017. Hereditary Disease was selected as a […]

Dealing with hereditary disease in dogs

Dr Cathryn Mellersh at BSAVA

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has called on vets to take a proactive role in tackling hereditary disease and to advise breeders on the tests available to them before they breed from their animals. Speaking at a press briefing during last week’s B(ritish)SAVA Congress 2017, […]

New partnership to improve communication

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has announced a partnership with veterinary digital services provider Vetstream as it focuses on enhancing communication with its 101 member associations and individual membership of more than 200,000 veterinary professionals around the world. Vetstream’s first project is a new website […]

First Canadian elected to WSAVA presidency

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A Canadian veterinarian is the new president of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA). Dr Walt Ingwersen, a member of the association’s executive board, was elected to the presidency during the WSAVA World Congress 2016, which took place in […]

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