Small Investment,
Big Reward! 

Unite with 14,000 fellow veterinary professionals over four powerful days of learning and networking. Through premium education sessions that tackle the most pressing topics in your profession —WVC provides solutions-based learning and practical knowledge that will take your education to the next level.

The Year's most comprehensive veterinary education event

With your busy schedule it’s important to make the most of your time away from school. WVC brings together your professional peers and the brightest minds in veterinary medicine for four impactful days of education, innovation and collaboration.


Increase Knowledge and Sharpen Skills

Educate yourself with trainings offered in diagnostic, behavioral, and management sessions and labs, taught by world-renowned leaders in veterinary medicine.


Connect with the Entire Veterinary Community

Share ideas and inspiration with more than 14,000 of your peers and leading experts in the veterinary field—from classroom lectures to show floor receptions and social events— this is the veterinary professions comes together.


Advance your level of knowledge one-step further

Participate in hands-on exercises that translate to new skills and the confidence to perform procedures as you take the next step toward your career.


Discover New Products

Over 550 exhibitors offering the most innovative services and products to immediately improve your care and your practice.


An Education Experience You Can't Afford to Miss

Don’t Let Costs Get in Your Way. WVC offers reduced registration rates just for students. Attend for only $55, plus receive reduced registration your first year after graduating too.

Exclusive Pricing Just for Veterinary Students ...

We are committed to making sure you stay ahead of this year’s trends and keeping up with the latest research. 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year students receive discounted pricing on registration when you verify enrollment.

$55 Registration fee for veterinary* and veterinary technician students**, plus after graduation, receive a special rate of $195 (Exclusive to first-year graduates^!).

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*U.S. and International students may register online or onsite. Students must present their current school ID, at Badge Pickup or Onsite Registration. Note: DVM student registration does not apply to DVM graduates with a residency or internship status.
**(U.S. and Canada): Must be enrolled in an AVMA accredited program. Available to 2nd, 3rd or 4th-year students only. NOTE: Student must provide a letter from Program Director on school letterhead, verifying enrollment. When registering online, the letter can be uploaded during the registration process. Once verified by WVC, the registration will be completed and a confirmation will be sent via email. The letter can also be faxed, mailed or email, Onsite registration available, with the letter.
^Graduates within 12 months of the Conference to qualify. Must be verified.

Industry Leading Speakers ...

Hear seasoned professionals from across the country discuss their fields of expertise. This year’s speakers will provide insights on topics including professional development, dermatology, cardiology, dentistry, rehabilitation, and so much more.

  • Geoffrey Smith, DVM, MS, Ph.D., DACVIM (LAIM)
  • Lowell Ackerman, DVM, DACVD, MBA, CVA, MPA
  • Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
  • Jean-Marie Denoix, DVM, PhD


The Show You Attend Matters


Exhibit Hall Happenings ...

Explore more than 500+ veterinary companies showcasing cutting-edge technologies, plus other highly anticipated activities! The Exhibit Hall is rated as the top conference highlight, don't skip out on enjoying the:


Enhance Your Knowledge ...

Your conference pass allows you to attend hundreds of in-depth lectures-customize your schedule to suit your unique learning objectives. Standout sessions include:


Headliner Entertainment Events...

Connect with key members of the veterinary community at one of our many social events! 

  • Party for a Purpose* | Monday, Feb 18, 9:00p-12:00a | Reserve your ticket in advance $35 or onsite $50
  • Tuesday night concert with GRAMMY award winner, Keith Urban | Tuesday, Feb 19, 8:00p, Sponsored by Merck & WVC
  • Hill's presents Mayim Bialik on Sunday, Feb 17, 7:00p
    Animal lover Mayim Bialik discusses being a scientist, 
    playing one on The Big Bang Theory, and being a lover of animals.


*Must be 21 years or older to participate.

Mark your calendar for Feb 17-20, 2019

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