AO VET—supporting during COVID-19

AO VET is offering webinars, case discussions, live lectures, and expert advice sessions in the coming weeks

31 March 2020


As the COVID-19 pandemic increasingly constrains travel and forces the postponement or cancellation of many AO VET educational events, rest assured that we are constantly monitoring the situation and that we will keep you updated on developments via our various media platforms.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to get the most up to date information, and to stay in touch with your AO VET friends and colleagues around the world.
In response to these unprecedented developments, AO VET is preparing an array of online activities that we will be offering in the weeks ahead—including webinars, case discussions, live lectures, and expert advice sessions.

We are also reaching out to you to solicit additional ideas, topics, and online activities that you believe will benefit our AO VET community. Please do contact AO VET Education Manager Tobias Hövekamp in this regard.

And remember, AO VET Plus members enjoy many additional privileges, including:

  • Online access to ScienceDirect and scientific journals like Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, and Veterinary Surgery
  • Direct access to Orthovetsupersite
  • Online access to VetMed Resource (CABI)
  • Access to the AO VET member directory
  • PDF version of AO Principles of Fractures in the Dog and Cat

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Also, don’t forget that MyAO is your digital gateway to expertise, education, and innovation.

Visit MyAO to learn more, and click here to access the AO Surgery Reference app, journals, AO VET news, and articles recommended by AO VET clinical experts.

We invite you to share a message of encouragement for the global AO VET community

Tell us your story! It’s easy. Make a short, engaging video that we can share with our more than 4,300 Facebook followers around the world!

Ignacio Calvo
Ignacio (Nacho) Calvo from Madrid (Spain), member of the AO VET European Board and EU representative of the Education Commission, shares what the current situation means for him, and what challenges he is facing, in this video.

How does it work?

It’s easy. Make a short video (two minutes maximum) about yourself to let us know:

  • Who you are
  • Where you are
  • Your profession and relationship with AO VET
  • Your own situation and your biggest challenges
  • A message of encouragement for your AO VET colleagues

Post your video on Facebook and tag @aovetglobal and/or use the #aovet hashtag, or send your video to

We want to hear from you!

Best wishes,

Carl Kirker-Head
AO VET International Chairperson

Alessandro Piras
AO VET Education Chairperson

Cassio Ferrigno
AO VET Community Development Chairperson

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