To drive excellence in veterinary practice to improve the health and welfare of small animals.
To enable the community of small animal veterinary professionals to develop their knowledge and skills through leading-edge education, scientific research and collaboration.
BSAVA was founded in 1957 as a professional body to serve veterinary surgeons who treat companion animals and now has over 10,000 members. The majority of our members work in practice as veterinary surgeons or veterinary nurses. On behalf of our members, the BSAVA:
Here you will learn where the BSAVA stands on a number of issues that affect the veterinary profession, including neutering, identification and the keeping of non-traditional pets.
As times have changed, so has our strategy as we continue to be the voice for small animal vets and nurses. So, we invite you to take a look at our strategic plan for 2021-23, and how we plan to continue driving the small animal profession forward, past the pandemic.
Here you can find all the ways to contact us to find out more about books, education, resources, and everything else BSAVA does.