Funding studies to help your pets


Covid-19 update

Following UK government advice, all of our staff are working from home starting from 24th March 2020. Unfortunately you will not be able to reach us by phone until further notice so please direct general enquiries to For grant-related queries, please access our Apply for funding page. We ask for your continued patience and understanding if you need to contact us.

You can visit the BSAVA's dedicated COVID-19 pages here where you will be able to find veterinary advice, including the BSAVA's guidance on neutering, vaccinations and anaesthesia, as well as advice and resources for pet owners and businesses. 


Who we are

PetSavers is part of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and the UK's leading veterinary charity. We are dedicated to improving the health of pets by relieving the distress and pain caused by diseases, so that our companion animals can enjoy longer, fuller and healthier lives. 

About us

Clinical research

"I am a big fan of PetSavers grants because there is very little else available to fund small animal research". Hattie Syme, winner of a 2015 Student Research Project grant into feline vaccination and antibodies, explains why she believes PetSavers deserve recognition in the veterinary profession.

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Citizen Science research

PetSavers is funding a major research project at the University of Liverpool – Old Age Pets – aimed at helping veterinary professionals and owners to provide the best care for their senior dogs. You can get involved today by completing our dog owner and veterinary professional surveys! Please read on to find out more.

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Get involved

PetSavers relies entirely on voluntary support to continue funding crucial research. With your help, we will be able to continue funding vital research, helping our pets for years to come.

Fundraise for PetSavers

Join an event

From dog walks to marathons, bike rides to mud runs - there is bound to be an event for you.

Join today

Become a citizen scientist

Our citizen science research project relies on gathering research from owners and veterinary professionals like you.

Complete the surveys today!

Volunteer your time

We are run entirely by the goodwill of the veterinary profession.


Make a donation

Find out about the many ways in which you can make a donation to PetSavers. 


Have you completed our @OldAgePets veterinary professional survey yet? It’s anonymous, takes ~20 minutes and the re… 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Are you thinking of undertaking a vacation research project? Ask your supervisor to apply for our student research… 5 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
The @OldAgePets veterinary professional survey is now LIVE! It’s anonymous, takes ~20 minutes and you could win an… 8 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Our @OldAgePets veterinary professional survey launches tomorrow! The study aims to better understand what senior d… 8 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Our @OldAgePets veterinary professional survey has now received ethical approval and will be launching next week! 🥳… 11 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
This month's 'Meet the Researcher' is Alex Davies, a recently qualified small animal clinician based in south Wales… 11 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Are you a veterinary practitioner looking to undertake a clinical research project? Apply for our funding today!… 12 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Have you completed our @OldAgePets dog owner survey? Don’t miss your chance to get involved! It’s anonymous, takes… 14 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
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