The Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices (FIVP) represents the interests and promotes the values of independent veterinary practices.

Membership is practice based and open to all independent veterinary practices in the UK.

We consider an independent practice to be one in which the owners work within the practice and play a significant role in its day-to-day activities.

Member Benefits

FIVP members can benefit from:

  • Priority listing on for member practices, including all branch practices
  • A practice subscription to Veterinary Practice Today including multiple printed copies to distribute amongst your practice team
  • Practice copies of PetFocus for your waiting room and discounted copies for distribution
  • Free priority access to

Member Services and Opportunities

FIVP members receive a range of services including:

  • Representation of your interests and values
  • Education and training
  • Access to practice improvement services
  • Preferential rates and services
  • CPD support and resources