Tuesday, 09 July 2019 21:09


The WAVD is very excited to announce that the scholarship program for WCVD9 is now open. WAVD offers financial support to encourage veterinarians with limited access to continuing education in veterinary dermatology to attend the World Congress.  The 9th World Congress will be held from the 20 to 24 October 2020 in Sydney, Australia. From practical tips for practice to cutting edge research with a multi stream program combining lectures, workshops and wet labs not to mention a unique and exciting social program, we are confident WCVD9 will be an inspiring and memorable experience. Join us in this friendly, vibrant and cosmopolitan city, one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbours and gateway to the unique culture of Australia. Visit www.vetdermsydney.com for more information. Applications close DECEMBER 1.

The scholarship includes one full free registration and an allowance towards travel and accommodation of 1000 USD cash payment. 30 scholarships will be offered. A particular emphasis is placed on providing veterinarians with genuine financial need the opportunity to participate. The WAVD aims to promote the global development of veterinary dermatology and expects that selectedapplicants will use knowledge and skills acquired at the Congress to advance veterinary dermatology in their geographic region. Please visit the WAVD website www.wavd.org for more details and the scholarship application form.

Thursday, 08 June 2017 17:11


Executive Committee member, Jennie Tait, RVT VTS (Dermatology) joins the Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists VTS/Mentorship Committee in the VTS Project. She shares her experiences, stories, and advice on getting a specialty and from the perspective of a founding member of the Academy of Dermatology Veterinary Technicians. Watch here.

The CAVD has partnered with the Canadian Veterinary Journal to provide a dermatology regular feature.  See the January 2018 issue for the first article: "Developments in small animal veterinary dermatology":


Did you miss the Food Allergy Webinar presented by Dr. Vincent Defalque, entitled Cutaneous adverse food reactions in companion animals. Comparative aspects and evidence-based recommendations  If you missed it, you can still watch the archived event:  https://www.cavd.ca/members-section

CYTOPOINT is fully licensed in Canada and will be available at all veterinary distributors as of June 12th. Log into the CAVD website to access the Winter issue of The Bulletin, which contains more information on this therapy: https://www.cavd.ca/members-section

And watch your email inbox for an e-newsletter with FAQs!


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These guidelines are available as a free access article through the journal Veterinary Dermatology.

Clinical Consensus Guidelines (CCGs) are an initiative of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology. They provide the veterinary community with current information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered dermatological conditions.

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One of the objectives of the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (CAVD) is to "assist in providing continuing education in Veterinary Dermatology to general practitioners in Canada, with the objective of raising their level of competence in this specialty". To this end, CAVD is in the process of reaching out to all major conferences across Canada in order to make this specialty present in, and better known to the Canadian veterinary community.

The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) is celebrating the 5th Anniversary of its name change from the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology Association. Along with the name change, the Association has transformed itself from an organization that primarily focused on planning of the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology to one with additional new programs and initiatives to better address global needs in veterinary dermatology.

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