Davis-Thompson Foundation​

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology​

Who we are

Pathology is the foundation of all medicine, human and veterinary. As pathologists, we study the manifestations and causes of disease in all species of the animal kingdom. 

As researchers and academics, we strive to advance the study of veterinary diseases and the comparison of diseases manifested by diverse species of animals.

We have the largest repository of pathology images in the world. Our unique courses and content are provided by  world-renowned experts and outstanding pathologists in the field.

We pursue and disseminate our knowledge not for its own sake, but to improve the health and well-being of all animals in the world – humans included.

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Upcoming events

Plantas tóxicas para animais de produção no Brasil

Junte-se a nós neste seminário virtual especialmente dedicado a falantes da língua portuguesa, dia 18 de maio de 2022, às 18h (horário de Brasília). O Dr. Fabio Mendonça irá proporcionar uma excelente palestra sobre reconhecimento e aspectos clinicopatológicos das principais plantas tóxicas para ruminantes e equinos no Brasil. Será uma excelente oportunidade para revisar os aspectos práticos e seu conhecimento em plantas tóxicas.


Revisión de patología endocrina

¡Únase a nosotros el Jueves May 19, 2022 para ver una de las charlas del Dr. Sponenberg y agudice su conocimiento de todo lo relacionado con la patología endocrina! Tal tema puede ser intimidante para algunos, pero el Dr. Sponenberg lo hará claro y sin complicaciones. ¡Esta es su oportunidad perfecta para dominar este tema de una vez por todas!

Foreign animal disease and outbreak preparedness workshop

Join us for this outstanding - and always essential - 2-day workshop about foreign/transboundary animal diseases and guidance on how to prepare for outbreaks, with distinguished speakers who have extensive experience in the field. For each day, participants will be exposed to 3h presentations from different professionals and will be able to ask questions and interact with other colleagues. The workshop will happen on May 19th (Thursday) and 20th (Friday), from 10am-1pm Sydney Time (7-10pm US Central Time). Registration is free but required.