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About

The Sheep Veterinary Society is a non-territorial specialist division of the British Veterinary Association formed in 1967.

Its membership is drawn from all sectors of the sheep industry and there are approximately 700 members.

Many members are veterinary surgeons but some 25% are advisers, scientific research workers, commercial representatives, farmers and shepherds.

15% of members work outside the United Kingdom. We have members in

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • USA
  • Canada
  • South America
  • Falkland Islands
  • Eastern Europe
  • the Middle East
  • Holland
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Scandinavian countries to name but a few.

Ordinary (members of the British Veterinary Association) or Associate membership (everyone else) is open to anyone with relevant interests in the aims of the Society. Applicants require a proposer and seconder from within the Society, all applications going forward to an Ordinary or Annual General Meeting for election. An annual subscription fee of £75 sterling is payable on 1st January each year.

Application forms can be optained from the Sheep Veterinary Society Secretariat

Our Aim

“To promote the prevention
of disease and the welfare of
sheep by providing a forum
for discussion, distribution of
research results and provision
of advice on veterinary
matters relating to sheep”

Contact the Society

Sheep Veterinary Society,
SVS Secretariat,
Moredun Research Institute,
International Research Centre,
Pentlands Science Park,
Bush Loan, Penicuik,
Midlothian, EH26 0PZ

VAT No: 246 5043 16

Tel: +44 131 445 5111
Fax: +44 131 445 6235

secretariat@sheepvetsoc.org.uk