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Banquet 2017

The office will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. We will be open on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th December between 9am and 4pm. Normal office opening hours will resume on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Please note that book deliveries will stop on Thursday 21st December and will not resume until Tuesday 2nd January 2018.


Upcoming courses

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Lagomorphs, hystricomorphs, and myomorphs, oh my!!

9 Jan 18, Crumlin

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Medical Mini Series: Pyrexia of Unknown Origin

15 Jan 18, Hatfield

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Interactive Alopecia

16 Jan 18, Derby

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Browse our range of veterinary and veterinary nursing manuals, e-books, posters and PetSavers products. 

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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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Become a member

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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Become a BSAVA volunteer

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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