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.


Providing in-person and online events, online courses and the largest sole veterinary nursing Congress

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Access to a variety of toolkits, including chronic illness, pets in school, menopause plus many more

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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

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VNJ - Veterinary Nursing Journal

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

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Career Pathways

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

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Member Discounts

Large discounts on income protection insurance, publications and training courses

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Our featured events and news

Featured Event

Anaesthesia and Arrhythmias: What to do with that funky, funky beat? - In Person CPD

29/05/2024 from 7:00 pm
Prestatyn LL19 9DG

BVNA invites profession to support Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month in campaign’s 20th year

Every year during May, the veterinary profession celebrates Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM), proudly spearheaded by the British Veterinary Nursing […]

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BVNA News.

BVNA Photo Competition

Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month.

BVNA invites profession to support Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month in campaign’s 20th year

Press Release.

ISFM and the AAFP release new guidelines on the long-term use of NSAIDs in cats

CMA Review.

BVNA champions value of veterinary nursing care in responses to Competition and Markets Authority consultation