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About us

The Veterinary History Society was founded in London in 1962.

The aims of the Society are to foster all aspects of veterinary history.

To achieve these aims, the Society:
  • Promotes meetings for members and guests
  • Publishes a journal - Veterinary History
  • Prepares exhibitions
  • Sponsors lectures for students, for associations and for joint meetings with other societies
  • Encourages the preservation of artefacts and records of veterinary historical interest
  • Assists research workers and other persons on the history of the veterinary art

Membership is open to any person interested in the subject.

Queens College Cambridge
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, the location for our meeting in July 2013.

The next Meeting will be at the Natural History Museum at Tring, Hertfordshire HP23 6AP on Wednesday April 30th 2014. See meetings page

The Congress of the World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine will be held in London September 10th to 13th 2014.

REGISTRATION HAS NOW OPENED!

See Meetings page.

"Twentieth-Century Veterinary Lives", is now printed and on sale. It is published by the Society to celebrate the lives and work of members of the profession in the last century.
Click here to find out more and print an order form.

arrow* Here is the latest Newsletter
If you would like to see the previous one, it's here

See also the minutes of the November 2012 meeting on the Meetings page.

There are a few copies left of "A Victorian Veterinary Student’s Diary", the first book to be published by the Granville Penn Press, an imprint of the Veterinary History Society. Click here to find out more.

For details of membership and to make your application to join us, please download and print our application form and send it to our membership secretary.

Annual subscriptions: UK members £25, students £10, Overseas members £30