The International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association I.S.D.V.M.A. actively promotes and encourages the welfare and safety of the sled dog athlete. Welcome to our web site.


Become a member!

Both Voting and Associate new memberships cost $60.00 USD. This includes annual dues, our quarterly newsletter "ISDVMA Report", and a membership patch.

You will also receive discounts on publications including proceedings from our meetings and other publications (including our popular "Musher / Veterinary Handbook"), and discounts on clothing items, and meeting registration fees.

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12th Biennial Meeting and Symposium of the ISDVMA

Burlington, VT, at the Sheraton-Burlington Friday through Sunday, Sep. 26-28, 2014

The schedule for our 12th Biennial Meeting and Symposium is being finalized now. This year’s speakers will include Dr. Arleigh Reynolds, board-certified veterinary nutritionist and world-champion open-class sprint race musher; Dr. Dominique Grandjean, world-renowned veterinary nutritionist, physiologist, and stage race director and veterinarian; Dr. Heather Huson, veterinary molecular geneticist and long-time sprint musher; Dr. Christina Kieffer, veterinary surgeon, stem cell researcher, and marathon race trail veterinarian, and Dr. Kim Henneman, board certified veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation practitioner, board certified thermal imaging practitioner, chiropractor, and acupuncturist.

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