External Courses and Events

04/03/2020 08:00 NEW Webinar Plus: A multidisciplinary approach to oncologic surgery Webinar
06/03/2020 09:00 General Practitioner Advanced Certificate in Small Animal Orthopaedics Three European locations in three blocks of 5 days – Cremona (Italy), Madrid (Spain) and Sheffield Full Programme £11,995.00 + VAT Or Direct Debit option over 12 monthly payments
13/05/2020 08:30 Abdominal surgery – the essentials RVC Hawkshead
17/06/2020 08:30 Breathe easy: Managing the BOAS patient RVC Hawkshead
09/09/2020 08:30 Surgical procedures of the head and neck RVC Hawkshead
16/09/2020 08:30 Practical hindlimb - the stifle
05/10/2020 08:00 Webinar Plus: Soft tissue surgical principles Webinar
13/10/2020 08:30 Canine Dentistry RVC Hawkshead
15/10/2020 08:30 Feline Dentistry RVC Hawkshead
04/11/2020 08:30 Arthroscopy of the elbow and shoulder RVC Hawkshead

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Spring meeting Wednesday 1st April 2020



Hilton Metropole Hotel. B40 1PP

"Bad to the Bone"

Infection in small animal orthopaedics


Exploring the prevention, investigation and management of infection in small animal orthopaedics, with clinical talks from leading veterinary experts, and invaluable insights from clinicians, pathologists and scientists from the Oxford University Bone Infection Unit and the AO Research Institute. 

Provisional Programme here

Registration form here

Autumn meeting 2020 20-22nd November

Eastwood Hall, Nottingham

Theme :-

"Breed Variations in Orthopaedic Disease"



BVOA CPD 19th November 2020 - Nottingham

An Introduction to Plates and screws.

More details to follow.......