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All members have access to...

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


Free online events & discounts for events tickets


100's of hours free as recorded lectures, webinars and podcasts

Legal Advice Helpline

Advice on employment law, financial matters, and many other issues

VNJ - Veterinary Nursing Journal

Receive the monthly journal + available online

Online Training Courses

Specialist modular courses and VN career pathways

Mentoring Scheme

Free mentoring scheme and eLearning module

Choose your membership

BVNA has a membership type to suit everyone who works in the veterinary industry or who is interested in the veterinary profession

The current package for members includes:

  • Access to the VNJ print & online
  • Access to grants – BVNAs Educational Bursary, Life-long Learner Bursary, and Kennel Club Bursary
  • Free Mentoring Scheme and eLearning module
  • Volunteering opportunities with BVNA as a student or full member on the Council
  • Free membership webinars & all CPD in the portal
  • Discounts on books at BSAVA, Elsevier and Taylor & Francis
  • 24/7 HR & legal helpline – BMAS
  • 25% discount on income protection
  • Writing for the VNJ [also student section] with author-mentors for support
  • Links to other veterinary professional and support organisations
  • Discounts to attend BVNA online and in-person events
  • Access to the members forum

For registered VNs

You need to be registered with the RCVS to join as a full member



For student VNs

Student membership is open to student veterinary nurses enrolled on a veterinary nursing vocational or degree course



For others

Associate membership is open to those working in practice or associated fields including student and qualified ANA/VCAs, receptionists, practice support staff and industry supporters