Around the world map - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

From 26-28 September, Australian specialist surgeon Dr Arthur House took part in a WSAVA CE meeting, hosted by the Vietnam Small Animal Veterinary Association (VSAVA), presenting sessions on 'Abdominal surgery and wound reconstruction – soft tissue principles and techniques for the general practitioner'.

Multidrug-resistant infections

Multidrug-resistant infections require heightened efforts at prevention as well as novel treatment approaches.

Review an expert’s strategies in face of opportunistic pathogens.

Canine Osteosarcoma

Canine Osteosarcoma

Nicole Ehrhart, VMD, MS, DACVS, Colorado State University


Antibiotics in Surgical Patients

Inappropriate use of antibiotics during surgery can lead to therapeutic failure and overall resistance. When should you use surgical antibiotics, and when should you not?

You have asked…When should antibiotics be used to prevent surgical site infection (SSI)?

International Federation for Animal Health focuses on education

The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is the global representative body of companies and organizations engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of veterinary medicines, vaccines and other animal health products.   It has been an affiliate member of the WSAVA since 2013.

Taking a Problem-Oriented Approach to Clinical Reasoning

David Church and Jill  Madison with young vets from Myanmar

Ovariohysterectomy vs Ovariectomy? Which procedure should you use?

Elective sterilization of female dogs and cats through gonadectomy, one of the most common surgical procedures in small animal practice,1 has many purposes, including eliminating behavioral changes associated with hormonal cycles, cont

Register for the First WSAVA CE on cytology in Belgrade!


Suspect a Hereditary Disorder?  Use the WSAVA's Search Tool for DNA Testing!

Thanks to Dr Urs Giger and his team on the WSAVA Hereditary Disease Committee, our work in the area of DNA testing for hereditary diseases in dogs and cats worldwide has grown rapidly over the last year. We now have 53 labs - compared with 48 a year ago - and list 175 different mutations and diseases.

Is antimicrobial use a concern to you?

As the importance of using antimicrobials responsibly becomes ever more clear, the FECAVA Hygiene Working Group has produced four new guidance posters.  They can be downloaded using the links below and may be helpful both for educating practice team members and pet owners. 

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