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An appeal from the President of the Australian Veterinary Association
Date: 1/22/2020

Dr Julia Crawford, President of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), recently shared her thoughts on its members’ response to the bush fires and appealed to fellow members to help those directly affected.   Our global veterinary community stands shoulder to shoulder with our Australian colleagues who are working so hard to care for the millions of animals affected by this disaster.


WSAVA member KESCAVA completes fourth vaccination drive in the Northern Mara, Kenya
Date: 1/22/2020

Partnership with Enonkishu Conservancy and World Animal Protection to fight rabies.

Just a few days left to make your voice heard - please complete our Vaccine Hesitancy Survey!
Date: 1/22/2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared ‘vaccine hesitancy’ as one of the top 10 threats to global health and not without good reason.  Help us play our part in overcoming the problem.

Meet a WSAVA Partner - Karyl Hurley
Date: 1/22/2020

Dr Karyl Hurley is Director of Science Policy and Engagement for Mars Incorporated and has been involved with the WSAVA since the late 1990s representing the WALTHAM Petcare Science Institute.  Today, as a Diamond Partner, Mars Petcare supports the WSAVA’s Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee, the Hereditary Disease Committee, the One Health Committee and the Global Nutrition Committee through brands including Royal Canin and Wisdom Health.


Date: 1/8/2020

Dermatologist Paulo Gomes, DVM, DACVD, Purdue University, outlines the management of burns in veterinary patients, the challenges of which begin with diagnosis of the type and extent of this painful injury.

Review your treatment strategies compared with those of this expert in this article from Clinician’s Brief, our official clinical practice journal.

A New Year Message from WSAVA President, Dr Shane Ryan
Date: 1/8/2020

He reflects on the highlights of 2019 and looks ahead to what this year has in store  for our global veterinary community.

New tool for acute pain assessment in cats developed by WSAVA Global Pain Council Member
Date: 1/8/2020

To treat pain, we need to know how to recognize and assess it.

WSAVA and World Animal Protection Partner to Improve the Lives of Dogs
Date: 1/8/2020

We’re working together to highlight the importance of the veterinary role in humane dog population management and in the control and eradication of rabies. 

Meet a WSAVA Leader - Katherine Polak
Date: 1/8/2020

Katherine Polak, DVM, MPH, MS, DACVPM, DABVP (Shelter Medicine Practice) is Head of Stray Animal Care – South East Asia - for charity FOUR PAWS International, based in Bangkok, Thailand.  She is a member of the WSAVA’s Animal Welfare and Wellness Committee.