World Veterinary Day

World Veterinary Day in JAPAN

JVMA hold “World Veterinary Day in JAPAN” as part of World Veterinary Day by WVA since 2007. Each year, tens of thousands of people join the event to express their thank you to pets and animals.

Hosted by:Public Interest Incorporated Association Japan Veterinary Medical Association

Supported by:Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan Tourism Agency/Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Food Safety Commission of Japan/Cabinet Office, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, etc.

1st exhibition Oct 7, 2007 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:10,000

Number of exhibitor:39

2nd exhibition Oct 4, 2008 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:20,000

Number of exhibitor:107

3rd exhibition Oct 3, 2009 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:17,000

Number of exhibitor:110

4th exhibition Oct 2, 2010 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:21,000

Number of exhibitor:127

5th exhibition Oct 1, 2011 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:27,000

Number of exhibitor:133

6th exhibition Oct 6, 2012 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:28,000

Number of exhibitor:133

7th exhibition Scheduled on Oct 26, 2013 in Tokyo. However, cancelled because of typhoon.

Number of visitors:N/A (Cancelled)

Number of exhibitor:127

8th exhibition Oct 4, 2014 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:28,000

Number of exhibitor:134

9th exhibition Oct 3, 2015 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:29,000

Number of exhibitor:131

10th exhibition Nov 12, 2016 in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka

Number of visitors:24,000

Number of exhibitor:113

11th exhibition Sep 30, 2017 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:29,000

Number of exhibitor:132

12th exhibition Dec 1, 2018 in Tokyo

Number of visitors:40,000

Number of exhibitor:123


Special symposium to promote the role and duty of veterinarians.

TP-FAVⅡ trainees present their training in Japan.

WVD event is supported by voluntary veterinary students.