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WVA Animal Welfare Awards, supported by Ceva Santé Animale

Announcement and Instructions

The aim of the 2020 WVA Animal Welfare Awards is to recognise and reward person and entities who are contributing in the their daily lives to the protection and welfare of animals and have provided outstanding and exemplary welfare-related services to animals, animal owners and the public.

Following the successful deliverance of the WVA Animal Welfare Awards 2017, 2018 and 2019 projects, WVA and Ceva Sante Animale are delighted to continue their collaboration and to announce that WVA Animal Welfare Awards 2020.

This year, in addition to the three awards for veterinarians and one award for a veterinary student, two new award categories have been added:

  • One for a veterinary technician or veterinary nurse
  • One for a veterinary school or college

The WVA Animal Welfare Awards will be delivered to the six selected champions in animal welfare at the opening ceremony on 6 April at WVAC 2020.

Eligible nominees
Please see the application form for each award category.

Selection process
All applications received by the deadline will be reviewed by the WVA Review Committee. The selected awardees will be notified by 15 December 2019.

Deadline for submission
Completed application** form must be submitted by 12pm (Brussels time) 15 November 2019.

Application form
The application form (including the required criteria) can be downloaded by clicking on the following links:

Ceva Sante Animale and the World Veterinary Association encourage qualified veterinarians, students, nurses/technicians and schools to submit their applications and wish success to all candidates.

* The winners are expected to attend the WVA Animal Welfare Awards Ceremony in Auckland, New Zealand on Monday 6 April 2020. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the WVA.
** Incomplete nominations and nominations received after the deadline will be automatically rejected.