CVBD Digest Articles

A collection of compact articles on relevant findings from the CVBD symposia for the veterinary practitioner. 

Asymptomatic leishmaniosis in dogs

Co-infection with vector-borne pathogens in dogs

Climate change: Is it paving the way for the expansion of CVBD? (European Version)

Climate change: Is it paving the way for the expansion of CVBD? (International Version)

Canine babesiosis: A never ending story

Bartonella and other plagues: New insights on fleas

Canine hepatozoonois: A summary for the practicioner

Canine Ehrlichiosis: From acute infection to chronic disease

The Brown dog tick: Dog’s ubiquitous enemy



The CVBD Occurence World Map presents country-specific situations based on current scientific knowledge and feed-back from experts around the world in an easy-to-grasped way.


Blood-feeding ectoparasites such as ticks, fleas, sand flies and mosquitoes can transmit many dangerous pathogens– such as bacteria, protozoa, viruses or helminths - to dogs and cats. They may lead to a variety of serious infections, grouped and labeled by their vectors: tick-borne diseases, flea-borne diseases, sand fly-borne diseases and mosquito-borne diseases to name a few.

CVBD World Forum

The CVBD World Forum is a working group of leading international experts with the mission to enhance knowledge and communication on companion animal vector-borne diseases for the improvement of animal, human, and environmental health.