Our History

In the 1950’s the veterinary profession was small and a majority worked in “mixed” practice. By modern standards it was rather “primitive”. The first vaccine for dogs came in Sept 1959 with the supply of distemper vaccine by Burroughs Wellcome. The antibiotics were simple penicillin and streptomycin and the sulphonamides were very unsophisticated! Anaesthetic for cats was ether, barbiturates for dogs and chloroform for horses! Yet we managed most things!

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Our Committee

The VCF Committee is made up of volunteers from within the fellowship, and from all different areas of the profession. The Committee meets via Zoom once a month to discuss all that is going on within the fellowship, to plan and pray for the way forwards.

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"In joining the VCF I declare my faith in Jesus Christ as my saviour, my Lord and my God"
"Sharing Christ's love through veterinary medicine"

Latest News

BSAVA 2024

Thank you so much to everyone who stopped off at the VCF stand at BSAVA. It’s such a joy to catch up year after year, to meet people for the...

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