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Useful Links

We have links with the following respected organisations which may be helpful to you for further information.

British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)

The BSAVA was founded in 1957 as a professional body to serve veterinary surgeons who treat companion animals. Its role is to foster high scientific and educational standards of small animal medicine and surgery in veterinary practice, teaching and research.

Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Glos  GL2 2AB
Tel: 01452 726700
Fax: 01452 726701
Email: administration@bsava.com
www.bsava.com

 

 

British Veterinary Association (BVA)
British Veterinary Association (BVA)

The British Veterinary Association represents the veterinary profession and helps members fulfill their professional roles. The organization, together with the Kennel Club, runs schemes to help identify and prevent hereditary problems such as hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia and disease in dogs.

Tel: 020 7636 6541
Fax: 020 7908 6349
Email: bvahq@bva.co.uk
www.bva.co.uk

British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)
British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)

The BVNA came into being in 1965 and is the only representative body for veterinary nursing. Its aim is to promote animal health and welfare through ongoing development of professional excellence in veterinary nursing.

82 Greenway Business Centre, Harlow Business Park, Harlow, Essex CM19 5QE
Tel: 01279 408644
Fax: 01279 408645
Email: bvna@bvna.co.uk
www.bvna.org.uk

Cats Protection
Cats Protection

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. They help around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through a network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 32 adoption centres. They help find good homes for cats in need, help support and encourage the neutering of cats and help improve people’s understanding of cats and their care.

National Cat Centre, Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 7TT
Helpline: 03000 12 12 12
www.cats.org.uk

Opening Times

Mon - Fri7.30am-7.00pm
Sat8.30am-5.00pm
Sun10.00am- 4.00pm

Address & Contact Details

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The Drove, Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 4BA
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Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

DEFRA is responsible for implementing government policy regarding the environment and farming issues. It is a useful source of information for pet owners on subjects such:

  • Animal diseases
  • Pet passports
  • Importation and export of pets

Nobel house, 17 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3JR
DEFRA Helpline: 08459 33 55 77
Tel: 020 7238 6000
Fax: 020 7238 2188
Email: defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk
www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

International Cat Care
International Cat Care

International Cat Care, formerly known as the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB), is a charity passionate about improving the care of all cats. For over 50 years they have been raising the standard of treatment and care provided to cats by veterinary surgeons, boarding cattery operators, those involved in rescue work, breeders and, of course, cat owners by providing the best information possible. They have increased their international welfare work for unowned cats, and their work with veterinary organisations worldwide.

High Street, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6LD
Tel: 0870 742 2278
Fax: 01747 871873
Email: info@icatcare.org
www.icatcare.org/

Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA)
Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA)

PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity, caring for more than 300,000 pet patients belonging to people in need. They provide free veterinary treatment to sick and injured animals through their own veterinary centres and provide assistance to those on low incomes in other areas. They also promote responsible pet ownership.

Whitechapel Way, Priorslee, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 9PQ
Tel: 0800 917 2509
Fax: 01952 291035
www.pdsa.org.uk

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
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 vet care through the regulation of the education, ethical and clinical standards of the veterinary profession, thereby protecting the interests of those dependent on animals and assuring public health.
  • To act as an impartial source of informed opinion on animal health and welfare issues and their interaction with human health.

Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2AF
Tel: 020 7222 2001
Fax: 020 7222 2004
Email: rcvsnews@rcvs.org.uk
www.rcvs.org.uk

Sedgemoor District Council Dog Warden
Sedgemoor District Council Dog Warden

Sedgemoor District Council fulfils its duties to pick up stray dogs and enforce dog fouling legislation by employing two full time dog wardens.

If you lose your dog you can report it to the dog wardens and they can check to see if it has been picked up as a stray.  If you have found a dog you can arrange for the dog wardens to come and collect the dog.  Report a lost or found dog by telephoning  0300 303 7806 during office hours. If you wish to report a lost or found dog after 5:00pm, please telephone. Tel: 0300 303 7800 or 0800 917 6520 or 01278 435435

Tel: 0300 303 7800 or 0800 917 6520 or 01278 435435
www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/dogwarden

General Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF)
General Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF)

The GCCF is the primary governing body of Pedigree cats and cat showing in the United Kingdom- the feline equivalent of the Kennel Club.

5 King’s Castle Business Park, The Drove, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4AG, UK
Tel: 01278 427575
www.gccfcats.org

National Animal Welfare Trust Somerset (NAWT)
National Animal Welfare Trust Somerset (NAWT)

Founded in 1971 the Trust is now one of the top 10 animal rescue and re-homing charities in England, and runs 5 rescue & re-homing centres across the country. Centres are located in Watford, Berkshire, Essex, Cornwall and Langport in Somerset. The Langport branch is one of our most local dog rescue and rehoming centres.

Heavens Gate Farm, West Henley, Langport, Somerset,  TA10 9BE
Tel: 01458 252656
Fax: 01458 253806
Email: hg.reception@nawt.org.uk
www.nawt.org.uk

Rabbit Welfare Association
Rabbit Welfare Association

The Rabbit Welfare association is dedicated to the welfare and care of domestic rabbits in the UK, providing useful information to the pet rabbit owner.

Enigma House, Culmhead Business Park, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7DY
Tel: 0844 324 6090
www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk

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

The RSPCA is the largest UK animal charity. Its mission is, by all lawful means, to prevent cruelty, promote kindness to and alleviate suffering of animals. Some of its functions include:

  • Local branches to help fund veterinary care and provide neutering for the pets of those on low incomes.
  • Rescue of injured and ill-treated animals.
  • Rescue and re-homing centres (e.g. West Hatch centre near Taunton)
  • Wildlife rescue and treatment centres (e.g. West Hatch Wildlife Hospital near Taunton)

Wilberforce Way, Southwater, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 9RS.
Tel: 0300 1234 999 (Cruelty line)
Tel: 0300 1234 555 (Advice)
Fax: 0303 123 0284
www.rspca.org.uk

The Kennel Club
The Kennel Club

The Kennel Club was founded in 1873 its primary objective is ‘to promote in every way, the general improvement of dogs’. It is able to offer dog owners a source of information, experience and advice on dog welfare, dog health, dog training and dog breeding. It runs schemes (together with the BVA) to prevent hereditary problems such as hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia and disease.

1-5 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London W1J 8AB
Tel: 0129 631 8540
Fax: 020 7518 1058
www.thekennelclub.org.uk

Opening Times

Mon - Fri7.30am-7.00pmphone-icon-901278 450080
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Sun10.00am- 4.00pm
Address & Contact Details
home-icon-2Quantock Terrace
The Drove, Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 4BA
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