Society of Greyhound Veterinarians

SGV - promoting the veterinary care and welfare of the greyhound before, during and after its racing career.


We are a non-territorial branch of the British Veterinary Association specialising in Greyhounds.

MEMBERS: Within the members' section, there is a large amount of educational material, cuttings, documents and a wide array of matters relating to the Greyhound and its welfare.

Note: Guidance on methods of storing your username and password for entry to the website: read or download

GUESTS: If you wish to join SGV, you can confirm whether you are eligible by viewing membership eligibility from the menu above. You can then download the Membership form and Standing order form from the menu.

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Watts, SGV Secretary.

If you have any problems with the site, Mike Harvey, the webmaster of the site can be contacted directly here.


To promote the knowledge of all matters relating to the racing greyhound and its welfare.

To promote the training and status of the veterinary profession within the greyhound industry and assist in negotiations with track managements and other bodies.

To provide informed and expert veterinary input into discussions with the GBGB, IGF and all other public, professional, political and industry bodies.

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