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

BVNA comments on preparations for XL Bully ban

Following UK government’s announcement of how the ban on XL Bully dogs will be implemented in England and Wales, existing […]

Updates from our Blog

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BVNA comments on appointment of new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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BVNA comments on preparations for XL Bully ban

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BVNA shortlisted for Investors in the Environment ‘Sustainable Transport Champion’ Award 2023

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Survey aims to help identify key issues for women in the veterinary industry