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  • The International Partnership for Dogs

    The International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD) is a non-profit organization leading a global, multi-stakeholder effort to enhance dog health, well-being, and welfare.

    • Vetstream Ltd  ( offers TLC for veterinary practices so they can provide TLC for their clients and their companion and production animals.



      Vetstream is a proud sponsor of IPFD's Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs Initiative.




      Brief Bio: T(reatment) via Vetlexicon Canis, Felis, Lapis, Exotis and Equis: which are online encyclopedias of point-of-care clinical veterinary information about the diagnosis and treatment of disease in companion animals (dogs, cats, rabbits, exotics and horses) which vets subscribe to access. The content is provided by 900 of the world's leading veterinary clinicians and comprise of more than 20,000 peer reviewed articles on diseases and their pathogens, diagnostic tests, medical and surgical treatments as well as breeds and owner factsheets as well as images, videos and heart sound on any internet enabled devices.

      About Us:

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      The content is categorised into 26 body systems and disciplines and cross linked to each other so that a veterinarian can move between all the relevant information about a particular patient that they might need to help them diagnose and treat the patient and communicate all the relevant information to the owner. Each week new and updated information is added to the services so that the subscribers continue to have the best point of care clinical information that we can provide for them.

      These T(reatment) services are available on any internet enabled device and any browser via


      L(earning) via Vetacademy: Online veterinary CE/CPD with over 600 hours of online elearning available


      C(communication) via Webpartner: Veterinary practice websites and a wide range of add-ons


      YouTube: Vetstream YouTube



      For Profit Company

  • Our Signature Work


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   is the online platform for IPFD and is a curated information hub as well as housing resources to support actions by IPFD and its Partners and Collaborators.




    International Dog Health Workshops



    The IPFD's signature events, the IDHWs bring together decision makers from professional, regulatory, national and regional, welfare and other organisations that are stakeholders in dog health, well-being and welfare and human-dog interactions under the tagline 'From Information and Collaboration to Action'. The 5th IDHW takes place 13-16 June 2024, in Espoo, Finland and will be co-hosted by the Finnish Kennel Club.




    Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs Database


    The HGTD Database catalogs information provided voluntarily from genetic test providers (GTPs) including information on their company and services, quality measures and expertise, tests offered and more. We are continually engaging more GTP participants. IPFD has collated and assembled existing and new resources for genetic counselling and education and provided the foundation for further developments.




    Health Strategies Database for Dogs


    The HSDD Database includes breed-specific health/mentality testing requirements and recommendations established by Health Strategy Providers (HSPs) including kennel clubs, breed clubs, veterinary organizations, and others.



    Pedigree Breeds Database



    As of September 2023, our Pedigree Breeds Database lists 184 breeds. Information includes breed standards, population data, club newsletters, breed databases, videos and much more. Sections on Native Breeds and Additional Resources including Agria Breed Profiles; Globally Relevant Integrated Health Profile (GRIHP) articles, which describe the Big Picture of health on (all) conditions that are of interest within a breed; and associated IPFD WSAVA Meet the Breed articles are available. Many thanks to breed experts and clubs who share information on their breed with the Community.




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    Download IPFD's 2022 Annual Report: A New Chapter



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