Act for Wildlife are leading the way in saving endangered wildlife around the world. In the fight for conservation they are a force to be reckoned with. They work tirelessly to ensure species are protected.
Act for Wildlife, Chester Zoo
Upton by Chester
Each year, thousands of cats, dogs, small pets and horses turn to Blue Cross's animal hospitals, clinics and rehoming services for treatment and to find them the happy homes they deserve. Meanwhile, their Education and Behaviour Teams prepare future pet owners to take responsibility and look after their pets for life.
The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) exists to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science.
The Association Aims and Objectives
BSAVA was founded in 1957 as a professional body to serve veterinary surgeons who treat companion animals and now has over 10,000 members. The majority of members work in practice as veterinary surgeons or veterinary nurses.
British Small Animal Veterinary Association
1 Telford Way
Waterwells Business Park
t: +44 (0)1452 726700
f: +44 (0)1452 726701
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.
Dog Breeing Reform Group promotes humane behaviour towards animals by providing and supporting initiatives to improve dog welfare related to:
Dogs Trust (formerly the NCDL) is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and cares for over 15,000 dogs each year through its network of 20 rehoming centres in the UK - and one in Dublin. They have been involved in every piece of legislation affecting dogs over the past 126 years.
International Cat Care is a charity passionate about improving the care of all cats.
For over 60 years International Cat Care have been raising the standard of treatment and care provided to cats by veterinary surgeons, boarding cattery operators, those involved in rescue work, breeders and, of course, cat owners by providing the best information possible. Formerly known as the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB), new name – International Cat Care – coincided with a dramatic increase in International Cat Care's international welfare work for unowned cats, demand for information from cat owners all over the world, and work with veterinary organisations worldwide.
Founded in 1969, IFAW has provided almost 50 years of global leadership, innovation and hands-on assistance to animals and communities in need. International Fund for Animal Welfare holistic conservation approach includes reducing the demand and exploitation of wildlife at the source; working together with communities and enforcers to shut down poaching networks; pioneering first-ever successes in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphan animals back into the wild; activating where needed most in the wake of global disasters; and advocating through expert research and solutions to the greatest threats to our planet’s populations and habitats.
Rehabilitation is the management of pain to restore movement via a broad range of skills and therapies. We do use painkillers, but as part of a broader clinical approach which aims to identify and treat the underlying cause of pain. Our team is led by a vet who is supported by physiotherapists, chiropractor, bowen therapists and hydrotherapists who work together as a team to ensure that your animal receives the most appropriate treatment.
Pet Sense provides behaviour consultations for dogs, cats and rabbits in and around Bristol and North Somerset. Problem prevention consultations and puppy training sessions are also available to help you gain a better understanding of your pet’s behaviour. Assessments of dogs and the homes of potential adoptive parents or foster carers can be provided. Pet Sense offers educational talks and workshops to dog training clubs, veterinary practices, rescue centres and other pet-related businesses.
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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons aim to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. They do this by setting, upholding and advancing the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.
Advice on the Code of Professional Conduct
The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with their partners, they protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. They also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.
t: 01767 680551
The RWF is a registered charity (#1167093) with the aim of improving the health and welfare of domestic rabbits in the UK. Both educational efforts and campaigning are channelled through the RWF. This charitable status means that donations to the fund are eligible for Gift Aid. Despite being formed of two separate bodies, we tend to talk about the organisation as a single entity – the RWAF.
To improve the care of pet rabbits in the UK by:
Vale Referrals is a long established specialist led veterinary referral centre providing veterinary referrals to the South West, Wales and the Midlands for over 20 years.
Vale Referrals started providing veterinary cardiology referrals through Dr Mark Patteson and has now developed over the past two decades to provide nine specialist disciplines and seven specific services in areas in which we excel.
Vale Referrals has worked hand in hand over the years with its first opinion partner practice, Vale Vets. Vale Vets is a high quality first opinion veterinary group that provides high quality care to the local community and wide area. We still work closely with our first opinion partners. This keeps us grounded, realistic and very aware of the multiple conditions that come through a first option veterinary practice.
Vale Referrals provides veterinary referrals all throughout the South West, Midlands and Wales. We are located just off the M5 in the beautiful surroundings of the Cotswolds, easy to get to, with plenty of parking.
We have grown through following our values of integrity, knowledge, care and support, and we look forward to providing high quality veterinary care for the next 20 years of our journey!
The Animal Hospital
We are fortunate at Vale Vets to have an amazing team of committed, talented and enthusiastic staff.
We are an RCVS approved veterinary hospital with a team of friendly vets and qualified nurses who are available 24/7