The Veterinary Defence Society is a mutual insurance company, run by experienced veterinary surgeons on behalf of the veterinary profession.
We insure the practising profession against the effects of claims of negligence.
We ensure each case is handled by a vet colleague experienced in claims management.
We defend reputations against claims and offer compensation when appropriate.
We protect you against claims of veterinary negligence, with human injury cover included.
We provide legal representation at criminal and disciplinary hearings.
We help our members develop through advice and guidance, publications and training.