The home of the British Veterinary Nursing Association

Who We Are

We exist to empower veterinary nurses to develop as individuals and increase their impact on the profession and animal welfare.

Reasons to join our community

Join our community where you will be kept up-to-date on relevant industry news; continue to learn, and develop your education; network online and face-to-face with your peers; increase your professional knowledge; and share best practice.

We offer flexible ways to pay membership fees: your options are to pay in monthly or quarterly instalments, or pay annually. This helps some members manage the membership payments more easily and make membership more affordable.

Live Events & Online

Attend online events for free and save up to 40% on tickets for the annual Congress and CPD training days


Learn at your own pace with a wide choice of topics available free as recorded lectures, webinars and podcasts

Members Advisory Service

Have peace of mind with access to the Members Advisory Service providing advice on employment law, financial matters, and many other issues

VNJ - Veterinary Nursing Journal

The VNJ has peer reviewed articles, features & case studies for all levels of veterinary nurse. Available online or print

Career Pathways

Increase your knowledge in areas of special interest - choose from a range of modular courses and career pathways

Member Discounts

Large discounts on income protection insurance, publications and training courses

Our featured events and news

Featured Event

Oral Care Pathway

01/03/2024 from 9:00 am

BVNA Photo Competition

BVNA is proud to announce our photograph competition! Between February and June 2024, we are inviting all of our members […]

Updates from our Blog

View our blog

BVNA News.

BVNA Supports Investors in the Environment

Press Release.

Brucella canis joint policy position released by veterinary organisations

CPD Video on Demand.

Intravenous Fluid Therapy – Online CPD

Welfare of Pets in Schools Toolkit.

British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS)

Welfare of Pets in Schools Toolkit.

Guinea Pigs in Schools: Environment & Enrichment