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Veterinary Defence Society

Stand: A203
  • | Associations & Charities
  • | Finance & Insurance
The Veterinary Defence Society (VDS) is a mutual insurance company, established in 1865 and run by
experienced veterinary surgeons on behalf of the veterinary profession, which:
  • Insures the vast majority of the practising profession against the effects of claims of negligence
  • Ensures that each case is handled by a veterinary colleague experienced in claims management
  • Defends reputations and finances against unjustified claims and offers compensation when appropriate
  • Includes cover for negligence resulting in human injury
  • Provides legal representation at criminal and disciplinary hearings
  • Offers advice and guidance to members by telephone, through training, newsletters and other helpful publications

Contact Us


01565 652737


Haig Court
4 Haig Court
Parkgate Industrial Estate
WA16 8XZ
United Kingdom
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