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Do you know a Companion Animal Welfare Champion?

Published: 3/12/2018

If so, please nominate them for our new award! With the launch of our new Companion Animal Welfare Global Guidelines coming later this year, our Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee (AWWC) has launched a new award to recognize individual veterinarians who have made a significant contribution to companion animal welfare. We hope the Award will highlight the importance of animal welfare and encourage all veterinarians to play their part in advancing welfare globally.

The new WSAVA Companion Animal Welfare Award will be presented for the first time during #wsava2018 to a veterinarian judged to have made a sustained effort or an extraordinary single achievement in an area related to companion animal welfare. This could be, for instance, by showing leadership, public service, research and development, education or advocacy.

Dr Shane Ryan, President-Elect of the WSAVA, says:

For more information, please contact WSAVA CEO Arpita Bhose at The closing date for nominations is 26 March 2018 so don’t delay!