10th WCVD Location Has Been Chosen!

The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) received three very competitive bids to host the 10th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology in 2024. The WAVD Administrative Council met in Austin, Texas for their annual general meeting (AGM) during which bids and information obtained at site visits to Boston, Cancun and Chicago were reviewed. A vote … Read more

WAVD Scholarship Recipients Achieve De Facto Status of LACVD

Fernando Chavez, Wendy Roldan, Gustavo Tartare, Pablo Manzuc (LACVD diplomates) and Mandy Burrows (Chair WAVD Scholarship Committee) At the recent 4th Latin American Congress of Veterinary Dermatology, the awarding of de facto Diplomat status to the new members of the Latin American College of Veterinary Dermatology (LACVD) was celebrated. Seventeen new diplomats were awarded this status … Read more

The Global Veterinary Dermatology Education Group Provides Continuing Education Events in East Africa

The Global Veterinary Dermatology Education Group (GVDEG) is an international group of veterinary dermatologists who are committed to improving the knowledge and practice of veterinary dermatology in underserved areas of the world. The GVDEG will continue efforts in East Africa this October with Dr. Jeanne Budgin providing two continuing education events. The first will take … Read more

WAVD Sponsors the first Clinical Consensus Guidelines Program for Common Veterinary Dermatoses

The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) was delighted with the response to the inaugural Clinical Consensus Guidelines (CCGs) program for common skin diseases of companion animals delivered at the 8th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology in Bordeaux, France on 2nd June 2016. The WAVD CCGs Committee identified major topics of practical relevance to all … Read more

Announcing the Peter Ihrke Scholarship

The WAVD wishes to honour the life and career of Professor Peter Ihrke by offering a scholarship to commemorate his contribution to the discipline of veterinary dermatology. Peter was the Chief of Veterinary Dermatology at the University of California-Davis (UCD) Veterinary School and he inspired the careers of many key members of our global discipline … Read more