The mission of
the Veterinary Wound Management Society is to advance the art and
science of animal wound management thus promoting excellence in the
to accomplish this mission include:
An annual conference held during the North American Veterinary Conference
for presentation of clinical cases and research studies on current
concepts in wound management.
Promotion of research and scientific progress related to prevention, diagnosis and therapy of
animal wounds, including studies in comparative medicine.
Encouragement of VWMS members to disseminate information through publications in veterinary and comparative medical literature.
Provision of service to the public using current wound management medications,
materials, and techniques.
Veterinary Wound Management Society welcomes veterinarians from
private practice and academia, veterinary technicians, veterinary
students, and other individuals engaged in the practice of, or who
have special interest in the field of, veterinary wound management.
Textbook chapters and manuscripts have been
published that address
both equine and small animal wound management and reconstructive
surgery. It is hoped the Veterinary Wound Management Society will be a
viable addition to the wound management field, with continued growth as
an interest group in North America, having the potential of becoming a
specialty organization with the American Veterinary Medical Association.