Skip to Main Content

Sheep Veterinary Society

We 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.

Latest News


Bluetongue does not affect human health or food safety.

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has urged farmers to remain vigilant for bluetongue virus.

Last November, APHA and The Pirbright Institute identified the first case of the disease in Great Britain through the annual bluetongue surveillance programme.


While the cold and quite often wet weather in early spring made lambing harder work than usual in many parts of the UK, the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) Group says it also reduced the nematodirus threat to 2024-born lambs – something that has been demonstrated by the SCOPS Nematodirus Forecast.

Map Pin

Find a vet

If you enter your postcode in the search box you will be offered a list of your nearest vets and their practise details in approximate distance order.

Upcoming Events

26th - 27th Jun 2024

External Events

Registration is now OPEN for the Goat Veterinary Society Summer Conference, this year to be held in the historic town of Harrogate in Yorkshire

26th Jun 2024

External Events

Calling all farm vet teams! Are you looking for an easy way to achieve your SMART goals, collate client flock and herd medicine data and simplify your Farm Assurance reviews? Learn top tips from other Farm Vet Champion practitioners at this RCVS Knowledge event.

Become a member today

The SVS is the leading UK professional society who specialise in sheep health and welfare.

In joining our society you can expect information and support relating to sheep veterinary care including: access to our private members forum, and support from veterinarians experts for their interest and knowledge in sheep related care.

Join us