What we do

Government Veterinary Services supports public-sector veterinary professionals and promotes veterinary policy to other vets and the public.

Government Veterinary Services is part of the Civil Service.

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Our announcements

Our publications

Our management

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Defra press office contacts

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Out of hours

Farming, protection and welfare

Press enquiries

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  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

Corporate information

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