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for Vets

We are a mutual insurance company run by experienced veterinary surgeons on behalf of the veterinary profession.

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We work hard to uphold your personal and practice reputation.

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Our members rely on us to protect them, and trust us to support them.

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The Veterinary Defence Society is a mutual insurance company, run by experienced veterinary surgeons on behalf of the veterinary profession.

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We insure the practising profession against the effects of claims of negligence.

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We ensure each case is handled by a vet colleague experienced in claims management.

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We defend reputations against claims and offer compensation when appropriate.

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We protect you against claims of veterinary negligence, with human injury cover included.

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We provide legal representation at criminal and disciplinary hearings.

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We help our members develop through advice and guidance, publications and training.

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