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Christmas and New Year opening hours

24th - 26th December: Closed
27th December: 9am - 4pm
28th December: 9am - 4pm
31st December: 9am - 4pm
1st January: Closed
2nd January: Normal opening hours resume

On behalf of President Philip Lhermette and all the staff and volunteers at BSAVA, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Upcoming courses

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Managing multiple medical problems

8 Jan 19, Bridgnorth

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Small Animal Dentistry - Rabbit dentistry

10 Jan 19, Newark

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

24 hours in vet ECC: Approach to the RTA patient

14 Jan 19, Hatfield

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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About us

In 2017 we celebrated our 60th anniversary. Learn more about our history and our aims and objectives, plus find details of committees, staff information and how to contact us.

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We run CPD events in 12 regions all over the UK. Discover what is happening in your local region and perhaps consider joining your regional committee.

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