The Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA) is the professional body serving and representing the interests of the veterinary profession in Sri Lanka. The association is committed to excellence within the profession and works towards the enhancement of the quality of the profession and to the well-being of animals. It promotes public awareness of the contribution of animals and veterinarians to the Sri Lankan society. The SLVA looks forward to serving veterinarians of Sri Lanka for years to come.
Together Against Rabies for Rabies Free Sri Lanka 2020: Islandwide Vaccination Drive And Scientific Symposium
Island wide dog vaccination program against Rabies is jointly organized by Department of Animal Production and Health, Sri Lanka Veterinary Association and World Animal Health Organization (OIE) with the goal to celebrate World Rabies Day 2014. Both government veterinary surgeons and private veterinary surgeons will participate in this program. Number of local projects are being organized by our veterinarians. Please come back and see their campaign results.

In conjunction, there will be World Rabies Day Symposium 2014 on 26 September 2014, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Institute of Continuing Education, Department of Animal Production and Health, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya. All SLVA members are cordially invited for the event.

The programme details are as follows.

We have limited number of spaces available and please be kind to RSVP to Dr Eranda Rajapaksha (Secretary-SLVA) Email:, Telephone: 0717396932. ...
Workshop on Working Dog Health And Management
Sri Lanka Veterinary Association conducted a workshop titled Working Dog Health and Management on 12th of September at the Airport Gardens Hotel, Katunayake. This event was sponsored by Gamma Phama (Pvt) Limited, the sole agent for Royal Cannin dog food. This workshop was attended by veterinarians serving in Sri Lanka Army, Navy, Air force and Police as well as veterinarians who are involved in training and treating working dogs. This workshop was also open for local dog breeders.

The workshop was conducted by Prof. Dominique Grandjean (DVM, PhD, HDR) from France. Prof. Dominique is a Professor at the National Veterinary School of Alfort (France), where he works as Head of the Equine and Carnivores Clinical Sciences Department, and of the Canine Breeding and Sport Medicine Unit. Dr. Dominique is a board member for the International Working Dog Breeding Association and a founding member of the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association.