Useful links

We hope that you find these links to international animal healthcare, livestock, veterinary and business organisations useful.

Animal Health Distributors Association (UK) Limited

An association drawn from animal health product distributors across the UK. The overiding mission of the AHDA is to protect their right to sell and supply the range of prescription animal medicines not requiring veterinary diagnosis.

British Cattle Veterinary Association

The cattle specialist division of the British Veterinary Association. The main activities of the association centre around providing around 1300 members with information and education on relevant issues, such as good animal healthcare.

British Chambers of Commerce

A dynamic and independent business network with Accredited Chambers in every nation and region of the UK, and in key markets around the world. An authentic voice for British business and a leading commentator on the UK economy.

British Equine Veterinary Association

Committed to serving and leading the equine veterinary profession in the championing of high standards of equine health and welfare and the promotion of scientific excellence and education throughout the world.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

The FAO aims to achieve food security for all, making sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

Federation of Veterinarians of Europe

The FVE strives to enhance animal healthcare, animal welfare, public health and the protection of the environment by promoting the veterinary profession.

International Federation for Animal Health Europe (IFAH)

The federation representing manufacturers of veterinary medicines, vaccines and other animal health products in Europe.

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency regulates medicines, medical devices and blood components for transfusion in the UK.

National Office of Animal Health (NOAH)

The National Office of Animal Health represents the UK animal medicines industry: its aim is to promote the benefits of safe, effective, quality medicines for the health and welfare of all animals.

Pet Health Council

An independent body made up of 10 dedicated Associate Organisations from all aspects of the pet world. Its aim is to promote, inform and advise on the health and welfare of pet animals in the interests of both pets and people.

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Aiming to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. The RCVS does this by setting, upholding and advancing the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.

Sheep Veterinary Society

Promotes 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.

Veterinary Medicines Directorate

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate protects animal health, public health and the environment.

A healthy cow after receiving good animal healthcare from Animal Medics