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 contact us by email on 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

Are you a man who owns a senior dog? We’d love to talk to you as part of our research and you could win an Amazon voucher! Find out more about the research and how you can take part.


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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.

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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. 


PetSavers and the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society will jointly fund two clinical research grants into cardiovascu… 2 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Further insights into techniques used in our study into senior dog healthcare: 4 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Applications are still open for our Student Research Project! Grantees from UK universities with veterinary stude… 6 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Interested in a PetSavers-funded MPhil investigating chronic biliary tract disease IHC markers and serum auto-antib… 9 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
🚨 Remember applications for our Clinical Research Projects close on the 31st January! These grants are available… 9 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
Congratulations to Zoe Halfacree and team whose PetSavers-funded article on high complication rates in cats receivi… 12 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
🚨 Applications for the Clinical Research Project grants close in just one months time! Find out more and start your… 17 days ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
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Congratulations to Anna Garvey for passing her MSc viva with a PetSavers-funded project into environmental risk fac… about a month ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
🚨 REMINDER! Applications are now open for the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society Research Project Grant. Funding of… about a month ago . Reply . Retweet . Favorite
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