Retired 70+ non-practising member

To become a retired member of BSAVA you must be a non-practising veterinary surgeon and at least 70 years of age. You must also be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and be listed on the Non-Practising Register.

Join now and you will benefit from:

  • Discounted BSAVA Congress registration – the biggest small animal conference in Europe.
  • FREE annual BSAVA Congress podcasts – covering a wide range of small animal topics, available to download or listen online shortly after BSAVA Congress.
  • SAVE on CPD courses – From mini modules and merit awards to webinars, available throughout the UK.
  • SAVE £30 on BSAVA veterinary manuals and £20 on nursing manuals – essential information on a wide range of small animal topics.
  • Complimentary subscription to the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP) – the peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of medicine and surgery (worth £299 per year).
  • Complimentary subscription to Companion, the essential monthly publication for BSAVA members – featuring the latest association news.  View a sample issue of Companion 
  • FREE access to the PDP Resource Bank which provides a range of online webinars, podcasts and articles, matched directly to each of the RCVS PDP competences.
  • FREE enrolment onto our online Professional Key Skills modular CPD programme; completion of which equips members with the key skills required for inclusion on the RCVS Advanced Practitioners list, alongside a relevant Postgraduate certificate.
  • Subsidised regional CPD – day & evening meetings across the UK.
  • Member-only web content – exclusive resources and information within the BSAVA website.
  • Loyalty reward gift - Every year we reward our loyal members with a FREE gift as a 'thank you' for their loyalty to the Association.  
  • Peace of mind – from practice insurance, income protection to health insurance, legal helpline and Health & Safety consultancy.
  • Complimentary FECAVA & WSAVA membership and discounted rates at relevant congresses.
  • Professional representation – BSAVA is your voice on national, scientific and political issues.
  • NEW! 33% discount on VETbytes - A new mobile app providing veterinary surgeons, nurses and animal healthcare teams with an extensive library of concise medical summaries drawn from global guidelines and peer-reviewed journals.

How much is it to join?

Retired membership is FREE. 

Membership runs for a full 12 months and is renewable prior to the anniversary of your joining date.

Join now

To become a retired member, please call our Membership Services Team on 01452 726700 or email 

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