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Michael Day, Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Pathology who almost completely carried out his scientific activities at the University of Bristol, UK, passed away on day 10th of May 2020.

In the CLWG meeting of Rome held on February 21st, 2020 the application of Dr. Silvia Lucia Benali as effective member has been approved. Previously, Dr. Benali was acting as honorary member. The participation of Dr. Benali as effective member will support the knowledges on the renal histopathology which are a key point in the disease induced by leishmania (please refer to the curriculum vitae)

The CLWG published a scientific article in the Veterinaria official journal of SCIVAC whose title is  “Leishmaniasis prevention: what should be known before recommending a topical product against sand fly bites in dogs?” (Year 32, Issue n. 2, April 2018, pages 101-112).

The presentations of the Interdisciplinary Seminar on the Canine Leishmaniasis held in Desenzano Del Garda, Italy on October the 13th, 2019 are now available in the download section. The list of available presentations in Italian language as pdf files are:

On day June 25th, 2019 in Brescia, is planned a meeting about “Leishmania. Up-dates and news”. The speakers will be Dr. Romanelli Federica from Ecuphar and Dr. Luigi Gradoni from the Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group.

The Veterinary Board of Brescia Province has supported the meeting.

For the program please download the file attached.

Two members of CLWG will be participating to the 35th SCIVAC meeting in Rimini, Italy. Dr. Alessandra Fondati will be participating as an expert of dermatological problems in canine leishmaniosis, and Dr. Andrea Zatelli will be participating as an expert of renal involvement in canine leishmaniosis. To take part to these events please send an e-mail to [email protected]. For day and time schedule please look at the banner in the NEWS section and to receive more information please look at the DOWNLOAD section.

The study subgroup of Nephrology and Leishmaniasis has been arranged. In this subgroup are included Dr. Andrea Zatelli and Dr. Xavier Roura as chairman. To this study subgroup have been invited Prof. Michael Day, Prof. Oscar Cortadellas and Dr. Silvia Benali and they accepted becoming honorary members of CLWG.

On day May 9th 2019 will be planned a meeting whose title is “Leishmania. In-depth and news” whose speaker is Dr. Romanelli Federica from Ecuphar. 

On October 14th 2018 members of CLWG take part to the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Canine Leishmaniasis in Viareggio, Lucca, Italy. The presentation can be downloaded in pdf format from the section “DOWNLOAD” of this web page.


Third appointment of live Webinar on canine leishmaniosis 2021

The third edition of live webinar on canine leishmaniosis in this year will be presented by Dr. Silvia Benali and Dr. Xavier Roura. It will be held on September 8th, 2021, starting from 1.30 pm for about an hour, plus some time for questions. This free access webinar is organized in cooperation with Ecuphar and with the weekly journal “La Settimana Veterinaria”.

Second Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

The second Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniasis (CanL) of 2021 will be held by Dr. Alessandra Fondati on June 10th, beginning at 1.30 pm for about 40 minutes plus some time for the questions from the attendees. This free access Webinar is organized with the cooperation of Ecuphar and Point Veterinaire Italie. Dr. Fondati will present the diagnostic challenges in dermatology, when CanL could be the probable cause of skin problems in the dog.

First Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

The first Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021, free access, that will be held March 10th, 2021, starting from 1:30 pm, organized with the support of Ecuphar and Point Veterinaire Italie, will present some typical clinical and clinicopathological signs of canine leishmaniosis focusing also to the ophthalmological features thanks to the participation of a diplomate in this field.

In order to streamline the study above different features of canine leishmaniasis the following three subgroups have been established:

Management and implementation of studies and protocols on canine leishmaniasis: Dr. Michele Maroli (coordinator), Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, Dr. Luigi Gradoni, Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Prof. George Lubas, Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Eric Zini

Nephrology and Leishmaniasis: Prof. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Oscar Cortadellas, Dr. Silvia Benali.

CLWG management and promotion: Prof. George Lubas (coordinator), Dr. Paola Bianchi.