Animal boarding and care trade associations
Trade and Support Organisations
BVA is the national representative body for veterinary surgeons in the UK.
PIF is an umbrella group representing trade associations that work on behalf of pet industry specialists, including groomers, pet boarders, pet retailers and manufacturers.
RCVS is a statutory regulator that is responsible under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 for keeping the register of veterinary surgeons eligible to practise in the UK, setting standards for veterinary education and regulating the professional conduct of veterinary surgeons. The college also exercises powers under its Royal Charter to award Fellowships, Diplomas and Certificates to veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and others.
VPMA is an industry group that supports and works to improve the skills of individuals who are involved in the management of veterinary practice.
VMD is an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Its remit is to protect animal health, public health and the environment.
The Carbon Trust can help your business to improve its energy use and reduce its carbon emissions.
Find other trade associations relevant to your business using the Trade Association Forum website.
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