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Developing the next generation of veterinary leaders

As part of our commitment to develop opportunities for vets and secure a healthy future for the veterinary industry, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has joined veterinary schools to sponsor a Veterinary Team Leadership and Professionalism (VTLP) course to help cultivate future veterinary leaders.


RVC student wins BVA prize for travel grant report

RVC student Alexis Pridmore has been awarded a £50 prize for the best report on a project part-funded by the BVA Overseas Travel Grants scheme.


Young vets are happy with their career choice but need support

BVA's Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey reveals that 83% of student vets would definitely choose to be a vet again, with less than 1% saying they would not take the same career path.


Free webinar helps vets get to grips with pet travel changes

The rules on pet travel are due to change on 29 December 2014. To help vets understand the proposed changes, BVA teamed up with Defra and The Webinar Vet to provide a free webinar, “EU Pet Travel Scheme: information and updates”.


Welcome to your new look website

We are delighted to welcome you to our new website which we’ve developed to improve the way we communicate and engage with members, stakeholders, and the general public. We hope you like it.


98% of small animal vets say owners consult ‘Dr Google’, with 80% seeing pets brought in too late

A nationwide survey of vets by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) reveals that 98% of respondents believe their clients’ behaviour is influenced by what they find online. Four in ten vets said the owners’ online research was unhelpful, with only 6% of pet vets finding it helpful.

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