The Bulgarian Association of Veterinary Dermatology is very proud to invite you to the 1st BAVD Congress which will take place from 27 to 28th of April 2017 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Our lecturers are two leading experts of veterinary dermatology – Emmanuel Bensignor and Sébastien Viaud. We will discuss which one is the best elimination diet? Which medications are effective in the control of canine atopic dermatitis (CAD) and how to use them appropriately? How to do Desensibilisation therapy? How to perform biopsy from unusual places? How to recognize vasculite lesion and how to deal with it. And more, and more.

The official languages are English and Bulgarian. The lectures will be in English. BAVD will provide simultaneous translation into bulgarian.

We are looking forward to see you in Park Hotel Sankt Petersburg in beautiful town Plovdiv, 97 Bulgaria Blvd.

Parking is available for all congress delegates – 6 lv/day

Registration fees:

  • BAVD members 100 lv
  • BAVD non members 150 lv
  • Students 60 lv

Bank account

Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD
IBAN: BG95RZBB91551007855910

Please fill the spaces legibly and with big letters if hand writing registration form. If you paid the congress fee by bank transfer, please fill this form and send it to email: If you are going to pay at registration desk, please bring filled form there. This registration form will be used for filling your certificate, who you will receive on the email you filled in.

Download registration form here (*.docx)

Photo of Plovdiv:

Scientific programme for 1st BAVD Congress


  • 08:00 – 09:00 Registration
  • 09:00 – 10:30 Shampoos on veterinary dermatology: how and when. Clinical cases. /Sebastien Viaud, France/
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Free communications from sponsors
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Elimination diet : which one is the best? Clinical cases. / EmmanuelBensignor, France/
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 – 16:00 Itch control: steroids, antihistamines, oclacitinib. Clinical cases /Emmanuel Bensignor, France/
  • 16:00-16:30 Coffee break
  • 16:30 – 18:00 IDR and serology for IgE. Desensibilisation therapy. Clinical cases /Emmanuel Bensignor, France/
  • 20:00 Dinner


  • 09:00 – 10:30 Weird cases in my practice /Sebastien Viaud and Emmanuel Bensignor/
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Free communications from sponsors
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Biopsy: when, how (skin, nasal planum, ear, footpads and claws) /Sebastien Viaud, France/
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 – 16:00 Vasculitis : from the suspicion to the treatment /Sebastien Viaud, France/
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
  • 16:30 – 18:00 Free communications from sponsors and clinical case reports

Download program: *.pdf

Here is a list of hotels, nearby the event for your convenience.

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