Press Releases

  • WCVD8 Scholarships

    The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) is proud to announce that the scholarships for WCVD8 in 2016 are now open for application. WAVD has increased the number of scholarships available for financial support to encourage veterinarians with limited access to continuing education in veterinary dermatology to attend WCVD8. 30 scholarships will be funded for 2016.

    Written on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 00:00
  • Announcement of Venue for the 9th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology in 2020

    4 June 2015

    Sydney, Australia has been awarded the 9th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology to be held on the 31 March – 4 April, 2020. Dr. Kenneth Kwochka, WAVD President, noted during the announcement that "The 2008 Congress in Hong Kong was a tremendous success for growth of the specialty in Asia.  Returning to Australasia in 2020 will help continue to fulfill our mission for the worldwide advancement of veterinary dermatology. The World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology held since 1989, is the preeminent specialty conference in veterinary medicine. It is supported and planned by all WAVD Member, Affiliate and Provisional Organizations around the globe."

    Written on Friday, 05 June 2015 00:00
  • Student award


    The American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (AAVD) is now offering an annual award to a senior veterinary student at each veterinary school who excels in clinical dermatology.

    Written on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 00:00

Continuing Education

  • July 2015

    ANZCVS Science week

    9-11 July 2015

    QT Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

    Devotees of dermatology will relish in the opportunity to share the company of no fewer than nine disciplines providing practical and state-of-the-art updates; driven by international leaders in dermatology, small animal medicine, pharmacology, genetics, radiology and ophthalmology this meeting provides a unique opportunity to share the knowledge in all the disciplines featured, as well as providing a platform for new and emerging specialists to present their work. For the clinical specialist it provides comprehensive insights into current and evolutionary diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

    Registration includes morning and afternoon teas within a collegiate atmosphere amongst industry and trade leaders, sumptuous lunches and happy hour on Thursday. Optional extras include the College Awards Dinner on Saturday evening. This meeting is NOT RESTRICTED to College Members and registered delegates can go to any session.

    For the 2015 program. contact the College Manager, Mrs. Elaine Lowe: Telephone: (07) 3423 2016, Fax: (07) 3423 2977, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • September 2015

    The 28th annual congress of the ESVD-ECVD



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    To be held in beautiful Krakow, Poland in September 2015. Krakow is an old and very interesting town with lots to offer besides the congress itself. The historic city and many sights should definitely be explored while you are there!

    There will be an interesting programme for both scientific and continuing education sessions as well as an opportunity to learn all about the latest research presented as free communications and poster sessions.

    As usual, there is also a packed social programme that we will enjoy thoroghly!

    Conference topics: To be announced