Bids for 11th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology now open

Selection Criteria for The 11th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology 2028 The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) is now welcoming formal bids for the 11th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology to be held in 2028. All bids will be assessed by an independent panel of experts. These will individuals (not necessarily veterinarians) with expertise … Read more

Peter Ihrke Scholarship Applications Now Open for 2023

The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) would like to announce that applications for the Peter Irhke Scholarship for 2023 are now open. The WAVD Peter Irhke Scholarship honours the life and career of Professor Peter Irhke by providing a scholarship to commemorate his contribution to the discipline of veterinary dermatology. Peter was the Chief … Read more

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

Clinical Consensus Guidelines now published as Open Access Articles

We are delighted to announce that the Inaugural Clinincal Concensus Guidelines featuring two major topics of practical relevance to veterinarians in clinical practice have been reviewed following commentary posted on this website. Both have now been published in the journal Veterinary Dermatology and are open access. WAVD wish to sincerely thank the committees and authors involved for … 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

The Global Veterinary Dermatology Education Group reaches out to Veterinarians in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The Global Veterinary Dermatology Education Group (GVDEG) a non-profit organization and affiliated member of th e WAVD provided an educational seminar focused in veterinary dermatology to 120 veterinarians and students in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in May. This was the very first seminar in the field of veterinary medicine in Bishkek and veterinarians from neighboring countries such … Read more