We understand that forming partnerships is essential to address complex societal challenges

If you are concerned about the wellbeing of humans, animals and our shared environment — join us and make real change.

Partners

Vet Sustain collaborates with partners from inside and outside of the veterinary professions. If your organisation is interested in collaborating with us, let us know.

Investors in the Environmentiie.uk.com

A national environmental accreditation scheme.

Working together to help organisations reduce their environmental impact through the provision of information and resources.

VetSalusvetsalus.com

A new global network of veterinary consultants working with food producers to improve animal health, welfare and sustainability.

VetSalus is providing Vet Sustain with tools and administrative support for their Food and Farming working group.

SME Climate Hubmeclimatehub.org

The SME Climate Hub for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) provides a one-stop-shop to make a climate commitment and access best-in-class tools and resources. Vet Sustain has committed to be net zero by 2030 and to regularly report on our climate impacts.

sankalpaoursankalpa.org

Supporting change that's fundamental to the world’s future.

sankalpa has supported Vet Sustain from our inception with vital start-up costs.

Supporters

Vet Sustain seeks support from organisations that understand the unique opportunity for veterinary professionals to leverage change. We’re looking for support from those who want to invest in a sustainable future for the veterinary profession and the sectors we influence.

IVC Evidensiaivcevidensia.com

IVC Evidensia is a leading global veterinary care provider comprising an expansive network of around 2,600 clinics, hospitals and out-of-hour centres based across 20 countries.

Animalcareanimalcare.co.uk
Animalcare is a sustainable and passionate organisation committed to leading in animal health through innovative and trusted products and services to support the veterinary profession.
VetCTvet-ct.com/gb

VetCT is veterinary owned and led, with a mission to make the veterinary world a better place through providing trusted knowledge, support and reassurance at the point of need. We do this through our specialist-to-vet teleradiology and teleconsulting services, increasing access to expert advice for animals and supporting rewarding veterinary careers. We are on a journey to make VetCT as sustainable as possible and give back to the veterinary, local and global communities we are proud to belong to.

MDC Exportsmdcexports.co.uk

MDC Exports believe that animals should always be treated with respect, so aim to only sell animal handling products to those who have animal welfare in mind. We are striving to run a low-waste business and develop products that have a reduced effect on the environment.

XL Vetsxlvets.co.uk

XL Vets is a community of independently-owned veterinary practices working collaboratively, sharing knowledge, experience and skills, to achieve excellence in veterinary practice, maintain the highest levels of customers care and animals welfare and champion independent veterinary practice.

What does it mean to be a Sustainability Practitioner?

Read tips and insights from those who work in practice, research, industry and government.

Meet the Sustainability Practitioners

Meet our Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors are politicians, environmentalists, TV presenters and influencers — they are incredible veterinary role models who are driving sustainability in their work and helping to raise awareness of Vet Sustain's work.

Lord Sandy Trees
Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Parasitology & Peer of the House of Lords
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"As vets, we can champion the health and welfare of animals by looking after the environment we share with them and ensuring the profession is at the centre of positive change."
Jen Gale
Author & Sustainability Coach
BVetMed, Dip Coaching, MRCVS

Founder of Sustainable(ish) - a platform and online community empowering and inspiring individuals to take eco-action. Jen is an author, a qualified coach and Carbon Literacy trainer, and previously worked in small animal practice for over 10 years.

Dr Jess French
Vet, Zoologist, Author & Presenter
jessfrench.co.uk
"I am proud to be an ambassador for Vet Sustain, a movement which takes a holistic view of the veterinary sector's response to the growing threats faced by our planet."
Dr Cal Major
Ocean Advocate, Veterinary Surgeon & World Record Stand Up Paddleboarder

calmajor.com
"Our health, the planet’s health and animal health are inextricably linked, and we have a unique opportunity as members of the veterinary profession to ensure that our industry moves forward respecting all three."

Meet our Champions

From the veterinary nurses who advise on responsible antibiotic use and lead welfare campaigns, to the practice managers who actively reduce the environmental footprint of their workplace — we recognise the scale of your impact.

Dorottya Nagy

Veterinary Surgeon and Green Group Lead & IVC Farm Sustainability Working Group Member
Isle Veterinary Group, Cambridgeshire, UK

Maite Pardo

Veterinary Surgeon, Green Peace Speaker & Thanet Friends of the Earth Coordinator
Vet2U, Thanet, UK

Topaz Koch

Senior Veterinary Surgeon & Green Team Lead
The Neighborhood Vet, London, UK

Roisin Dickinson

Veterinary Surgeon & Senior Devolution Strategy Advisor
Food Standards Agency

Rebekah Sullivan

Veterinary Advisor - International
The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, UK

Catherine Burke

Veterinary Surgeon
Westover Vets, North Walsham

Lindsey Edwards

Veterinary Surgeon
Woodview Veterinary Clinic

Alexandra Ashworth

Veterinary Surgeon & Ruminant Veterinary Advisor
MSD Animal Health, Lancashire

Laura Sullivan

Veterinary Surgeon
Locum, Bristol/ North Somerset

Isobel McCarroll

Field Veterinary Officer
Cats Protection

Fran Haddock

Veterinary Surgeon & Green Group Lead
Highfield Veterinary Centre, Sheffield, UK

Ellie West

Veterinary anaesthetist & Environmental Sustainability Lead
Davies Veterinary Specialists, Linnaeus Group

Sarah Bettridge

Veterinary Surgeon
Locum, SB Locum Services Ltd, UK/Netherlands

Veerle Dejonckheere

Veterinary Surgeon
Integrated Veterinary Care

Nicole Dyer

Veterinary Surgeon & Clinical Director
AshTree Vets, Market Harborough, UK

Laura Binnie

Veterinary Surgeon & Sustainability Lead
Paragon Veterinary Group

Holly Anne Hills

Veterinary Surgeon & Writer
The Veterinary Content Company

Monika Linek

Dermatology Specialist

William Brookes

Veterinary Surgeon

Emily Neve

Veterinary Surgeon

Niamh Kinch

Veterinary Surgeon

Olivia Carey

Magdalena Chacon

Veterinary Student
University of Nottingham

Hannah Strudwick

Veterinary Student
University of Edinburgh

Jenny Stanford

Veterinary Student
University of Surrey

Hannah Ford

Veterinary Student
University of Surrey

Sammy Lam

Veterinary Student
University of Cambridge

Kelly Chan

Veterinary Student
University of Cambridge

James Roe

Student Union Environmental Officer
Royal Veterinary College

Sinéad Burke

Veterinary Student
University of Bristol, UK

Alice Lester

Veterinary Student
University of Liverpool

Isabel Murch

Veterinary Student
University of Liverpool

Welcoming veterinary professionals who bring about positive sustainable change

Our online community is a supportive space where you can connect with like minded individuals, ask questions, share ideas and support one another to achieve the change the world needs.