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Upcoming courses

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Off to a good start: Kitten and Puppy Behaviour Day

24 Sep 17, Cambridge

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Interpretation of blood tests (based around liver disease)

26 Sep 17, Wrexham

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Feline Respiratory Disease

29 Sep 17, Derby

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


3 Oct 17, Quedgeley

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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About us

In 2017 we are celebrating 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 have a member category to suit all stages of your professional journey. Find out about member benefits and discover which membership category is right for you.

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Regional CPD

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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Volunteers are crucial to how we function as an organisation. Why not consider becoming a member of our volunteer community?



PetSavers is our charity and you can get involved by either undertaking a research grant, fundraising ... or both!

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60th anniversary events

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the BSAVA. To help us celebrate this milestone, a wide variety of regional events are planned throughout the year.

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Members do you know anyone in #veterinary teaching? Nominate them for a BSAVA award by this Fri and make their year! https://t.co/eakSLVcBF5 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
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Organise a tea party for your clients for @PetSavers_UK - tasty recipes for pets and humans! https://t.co/XCrWQUGDIz #charitytuesday 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Three inspiring female vets challenge gender stereotypes in Afghanistan > https://t.co/fJ88YvQIvm #veterinary 3 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
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