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    WAVD is now live on Facebook! Keep up to date with all our news, and interact with Veterinary Dermatologists from around the globe by liking and following us here.

    Written on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 00:01
  • Peter Ihrke Scholarship awards

    The WAVD Administrative Committee is delighted to announce that the successful recipient of the WAVD Peter Ihrke Scholarships are Dr Sabrina Costa and Dr Veronica Pareja.

    There was a very high calibre of applicants for this scholarship and the WAVD has awarded this honour to two applicants this year.

    The scholarship will contribute 6000 to 8000 US dollars to enable both recipients to attend a two to four week externship in the veterinary dermatology service of the University of California-Davis Veterinary School. It will fund a low cost, return economy airfare, modest accommodation, a meal allowance and professional liability insurance.

    Written on Friday, 28 April 2017 23:32
  • Changes to constitution

    At the last AC meeting held in Bordeaux on May 30th, a decision in principle was reached to (i) further reduce the length of the term of Past-Presidents to 2 terms of 4 years; (ii) to reduce the length of term of representatives of the Member Organizations to a maximum of two terms of 4 years, and (iii) to increase the numbers of permissible members-at-large". This was in order to introduce "new blood" into the Association.
    This has been formulated into a resolution which will be voted on at the next AGM to be held in Naples on Saturday 11th February. The significant constitutional changes are shown below.

    If any members of the Member organizations would like to comment on these proposals, they are invited to contact the relevant Member Organization.

    Written on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 11:40

Continuing Education

  • ESVD -ECVD Congress 2016

    The 29th Annual Congress of the European Society and College of Veterinary Dermatology will be held from 7 - 9 September 2017 in the SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Introducing a three tiered program, the Congress will offer lectures at basic, intermediate and advanced level from a large panel of internationally recognized speakers.

    An exciting social programme features a Welcome Reception at the Olympic museum set in stunning grounds on the banks of Lake Leman, and a Swiss evening showcasing local gastronomy and wine in the UNESCO heritage site of the Lavaux vineyard.
    More details here and on the promotional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFKT3HsuCo4

  • Science Week Dermatology Stream Gold Coast 7 July to 8 July, 2017

    The Dermatology Science Week meeting for 2017 has an exciting array of esteemed speakers that will appeal to dermatology specialists and veterinarians working in general practice with an interest in Dermatology.

    The overall theme is Infectious Dermatoses