The C.L.W.G. has been established with the aim of obtaining a rational and homogeneous approach to the canine patient with clinical leishmaniasis. The first established meeting was held in Rome on November 25th, 2005.
In particular, the C.L.W.G. activity aims to optimize the following aspects of disorders induced by Leishmania in the dog:
- Management of Leishmania infected dogs without overt clinical signs,
The C.L.W.G. is chaired by a chairman and it has different members coming from different scientific perspectives (please refer to the section Group Delegates) such as dermatology, hematology, epidemiology, pharmacology and therapy, clinical immunology, histopathology, internal medicine, nephrology, ophthalmology, clinical pathology and parasitology.
From February 14th, 2014 the C.L.W.G. has changed to a Scientific Cultural Association without any lucrative purposes to continue its scientific activity with the support of Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a global leader company in pet nutrition.