9 May 2022

Dr Patricia Turner winner of the 2022 AVMA Animal Welfare Award

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has awarded Patricia Turner, WVA’s immediate past president, with the AVMA Animal Welfare Award 2022. The AVMA recognized Patricia Turner “to honour her decades dedicated to improving farm and laboratory animal welfare through teaching, training, service, research, advocacy and policy development.” Dr Turner has expressed her deep honour to […]

Read more

5 May 2022

37th World Veterinary Association Congress report

The 37th World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC2022) was held from the 29th to the 31st of March, 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The congress was held as a hybrid event accomodating both in-person and virtual participation. The three congress days were packed with interesting lectures by more than 70 expert speakers, delivering 6 […]

Read more

4 May 2022

The WVA welcomes Mrs Yvonne Nino as the new WVA Policy Officer

Yvonne is a practising lawyer from Spain that is currently doing a Master’s degree in Animal Law and Society at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona with a special focus on animals, ethology, nutrition and animal welfare. Yvonne also holds Master’s Degree in Law Practice and International Law. Yvonne will support the WVA Secretariat in implanting the WVA tasks and projects. The […]

Read more

2 May 2022

Congratulation video message by WVA President for the World Veterinary Day 2022

On Saturday, 30th April, the WVA celebrated the World Veterinary Day with the theme “Strengthening Veterinary Resilience”. For this occasion, WVA President, Dr Rafael Laguens, prepared a short video message to congratulate and highlight the important role veterinarians play worldwide to promote the health and welfare of animals and people around the world nevertheless the […]

Read more