Useful websites

Animal Health Trust (AHT)

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is a veterinary charity, based in Suffolk, which offers clinical referral services and diagnostic testing for horses, dogs and cats in East Anglia, across the UK and internationally.

Click here for their poster to see more information on raising awareness of antifreeze poisoning

Blue Cross

The Blue Cross is a registered UK animal welfare charity which aims are to ensure the welfare of animals.

British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)

The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) exists to promote high scientific and educational standards of small animal medicine and surgery in practice, teaching and research.

British Veterinary Association (BVA)

The national representative body for the veterinary profession.

Cats Protection

Formed in 1927, It now re-homes and reunites 55,500 cats and kittens every year, through a network of over 250 voluntary-run branches and 29 adoption centres.

The charity has produced some background information and a letter that practices can forward to their feline clients in the event of ethylene glycol poisoning cases, in the hope of raising awareness but avoiding media publicity that might lead to deliberate localised copycat poisonings. These documents can be found on the links below:

The Dogs Trust

The UK’s largest dog welfare charity, outreach programs, education, information, dogs for re-homing, legislation and campaigning.

Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA)

Through its Member Associations FECAVA works to the benefit of in excess of 30,000 veterinarians in Europe. Today there are 37 national members representing 37 European countries. In addition 13 European Specialist Groups are associate members.

International Care Care

International Cat Care is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for our cats.

National Office of Animal Health (NOAH)

This is the web version of the NOAH Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Here you can access datasheets and SPCs and search alphabetically, by active ingredient, by company, by species or by therapeutic indication.

People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA)

The PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity, caring for more than 350,000 pet patients belonging to people in need.

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)

The RCVS is the regulatory body for veterinary surgeons in the UK. Its role is to safeguard the health and welfare of animals committed to veterinary care through the regulation of the educational, ethical and clinical standards of the veterinary profession, thereby protecting the interests of those dependent on animals and assuring public health. The RCVS also acts as an impartial source of informed opinion on animal health and welfare issues and their interaction with human health.

Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

The RSPCA is a registered charity (no. 219099) that receives no lottery or state aid. Its £82 million annual running costs are funded exclusively by voluntary donations and legacies.

Royal Veterinary College (RVC)

The Royal Veterinary College is one of the world’s leading specialist veterinary institutions. Founded in 1791, the RVC has a unique heritage of innovation in veterinary and biomedical sciences, clinical practice and education.

Society of Practicing Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS)

Gives advice and information to all veterinary surgeons and others actively involved in the management of veterinary practices.

Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

This is the executive Agency responsible for issues concerning the use and manufacture of veterinary medicines in the UK.

Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) product information database

Here you will find details of all veterinary medicinal products currently authorised in the UK together with a list of suspended and recently expired products. Homeopathic products and Specified Feed Additives are also listed.

Vets Now

Vets Now is the UK’s leading provider of out of hours emergency veterinary care. Vets Now Operate when normal veterinary practices are closed – during the night, weekends and all public holidays.


Vetstream provides multimedia peer-reviewed clinical information services and training tools about the veterinary treatment for dogs, cats, horses and rabbits.