Consultations - get involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved with BVA and voice your opinions on issues affecting the veterinary profession. 

Join the BVA survey panel

Join over 1,000 BVA members and participate in the Voice of the Veterinary Profession. These short, quarterly surveys help us gather important data about the veterinary profession and get vital messages in the media. 

Find out more about Voice of the Veterinary Profession 

Comment on current consultations

We are currently developing responses to the consultations below. If you're a BVA member you can send your comments to or join the debate now on BVA community

Consulting body Consultation Response Deadline
Scottish Affairs Committee

Scotland and Brexit: Trade and Foreign Investment inquiry

25 June 2018

Scottish Government

Introduction of compulsory CCTV recording at abattoirs in Scotland

13 June 2018

Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament: proposed pet shop (licensing) (Scotland) Bill

11 June 2018

Food Standards Agency

Proposal to allow pet food production in food establishments

23 May 2018

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Live exports for slaughter and animal welfare during transport

14 May 2018

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Health and harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a green Brexit

01 May 2018

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Ban on commercial third party sales of puppies and kittens in England

25 April 2018

EFRA Committee

Health and harmony inquiry

20 April 2018

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

A ban on electronic training collars for cats and dogs in England

20 April 2018

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Agriculture inquiry

19 April 2018

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development DARD

Proposals to amend the TSE Regulations (NI) 2010

13 April 2018


EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee Brexit: plant and animal biosecurity

09 April 2018


Treasury Committee inquiry: UK's economic relationship with the EU

19 March 2018