Projects

WSAVA projects and working groups are our various teams of experts that come together to create standards in protocol or diagnostic tools to help  practitioners create a unified approach in specific areas such as gastointestinal, liver or renal disease, microchip identification and vaccination guidlines

Gastrointestinal Standardization Project

The Gastrointestinal Standardization Group has a goal of obtaining a world-wide standard for the histopathological evaluation of the gastrointestinal tract of dogs and cats.

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Liver Standardization Project

The aim of the Liver Standardization Project is to obtain worldwide standardization for histological evaluation of liver tissues for liver diseases of dogs and cats: unified nomenclature, well-defined histological diagnostic criteria, and precise definition of chronicity stages and grades of diseases.

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Microchip Identification

The WSAVA has recognised Radio Frequency Identification Devices (RFID) as the gold standard for identification of companion animals. RFID devices (also known as microchips or transponders) come in a variety of types which are not all compatible.

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Renal Standardization Project

The Renal Standardization Project was developed with the vision of improving the diagnosis and, as a consequence, the clinical outcomes of glomerular diseases in dogs.

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WSAVA One Care Initiative

One Care is a new initiative from the WSAVA which aims to support veterinary development around the world and to create a global standard of care around the world to which all member associations aspire.

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