International Sheep Veterinary Association

The International Sheep Veterinary Association is an international body of sheep veterinarians who seek to promote and improve the sheep industry and facilitate meetings and other scientific exchanges between members and individuals more>>

The 10th ISVC to be held in Seville Spain - March 6 - 10, 2023


Due to ongoing issues related to COVID-19 and due to the rescheduling of the World Buiatrics Congress to September, 2022 in Madrid Spain, the 10th ISVC will now take place in March 6-10, 2023.  Please keep up-to-date on the 10th ISVC 2023 website.

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to July 15, 2021. Visit the website for more information on submitting an abstract, registration etc.

ISVA Special Meeting - to be held virtually November 25, 2021

A special ISVA general meeting will be held virtually to accommodate delays to the ISVC due to COVID-19 restrictions.  This meeting will include voting on and announcing the winner of the 11th ISVC bid.  Times and detailed agenda will be posted on this website by August 25, 2021.  Starting time is still to be determined but will likely start at 20:00 UTC to accommodate attendance from different time zones, so please tentatively save the date and time.

The 11th ISVC will be held in 2025 to accommodate the delay in hosting the 10th ISVC.  Details here.

Important dates:

  • April 30, 2021 - email an expression of interest to the ISVA to
  • August 15, 2021 - submit your bid document to the ISVA (pdf for distribution to the representatives of the voting member countries)
  • November 8, 2021 - submit a recording of your bid presentation (details to follow).  This presentation will be made available on the ISVA website for viewing by all country members prior to the special General Meeting.
  • November 25, 2021 - be present virtually at the ISVA special General Meeting to give a short (5 minute) synopsis of your bid. Voting will occur at this meeting and the winning bid announced.


The World of Sheep and Goats

A global view of small ruminant production

Images and text submitted by delegates attending the 9th International Sheep Veterinary Congress.

The World of Sheep and Goats: A Global View of Small Ruminant Production

All profits from this book will go to the Karl Linklater Fund, which helps delegates from lower and middle income countries to attend the 10th International Sheep and Goat Veterinary Conference in Seville, Spain, in 2022.