General advice and resources regarding COVID-19

To support the veterinary profession during the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be sharing updates and information to support vets and RVNs in practice. Please regularly check for updates as the situation continues to develop at a rapid pace.

Updated as of 26th March 2020

Public Health

NHS  - General information on COVID-19 is here

PHE (Public Health England) - Guidance for Businesses & Employees is here and here 

WHO - Here and infographics here  - Here

Support for wider society

Health care workers, public services

The current situation is a challenge for many across society and in particular those who may be key workers in our health care or public services. Consider what you can do to provide support in these instances.

Individuals who are Self-isolators 

An increasing number of individuals are being required to self-isolate. This may be dependent on a suspect or a positive COVID-19 household or those who are self-isolating for long periods to protect their health such as a vulnerable or shielded individuals. Consider what you can do to provide support in these instances.


Our profession is keen to support our medical colleagues & their patients. Read our BSAVA news article here and have a look at other resources to see if you can get involved here, here - and here

NHS Volunteers

If you’d like to volunteer to support the NHS, please see further information here

Please note: we are keen to help the veterinary community access relevant advice and information during these uncertain times. Whilst we will do our best to screen the information we share for relevancy and accuracy, BSAVA are not liable for any content produced by third parties.

Veterinary advice for practising vets

Click here

Business advice for veterinary practises and employees

Click here

Advice for pet owners

Click here

Triage tool for cats and dogs

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