The SMART Veterinary Clinic Ltd- Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in pain management and rehabilitation to work in our Cardiff and Swansea clinics. An interest in Canine Sports Medicine would also be advantageous. The clinics have a varied case load including complex neurological, orthopaedic and chronic pain cases. Diagnostic facilities include a dedicated musculoskeletal ultrasound unit, Gait 4 pressure mat system and Thermography. Previous experience in novel pain management techniques and rehabilitation desirable but not essential as inhouse training will be provided. Starting salary £37,000 to £40,000. The practice also operates a performance related bonus scheme.  To apply please email your CV to Sian Baker at Closing date for applications is 31st October 2019.

Come and join us at our Autumn course on November 15th!
AGM will also be held on this day.

It was fantastic to welcome so many members to a very interesting and thought provoking clinical club session last night on muscles and connective tissue.

We are looking forward to hosting the next one soon- watch this space for details!

If you have a suggestion for a topic you would like to see covered, please comment below or email us at

If you’ve never tried a discussion group or clinical club meeting before, please don’t be afraid to log in and join us. It’s an informal session where we ask questions and learn loads with no pressure or heavy academic expectations!

Exciting online CPD conference opportunity coming up, with affiliate booking option for BVRSMA Members! See the Courses page for more details!

Book via:

Several new acupuncture training opportunities potentially of interest to rehab practitioners have been announced by the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists.

Exciting courses include:

-Acupuncture for the Active/Sporting Dog

-Management for the Neurological Patient

-Acupuncture and Fascia

-Foundation Course for Veterinary Surgeons

-Equine Acupuncture Introduction

Further information and booking available via the BMAS website at:


STAAR is the only workshop-based conference of its kind in canine rehabilitation and wellness.  
  • These intensive courses are for the serious practitioner.  
  • Courses are taught by leaders and pioneers in the field of canine rehabilitation and physical therapy.
  • Classes are small, intimate, and informal to maximize learning.
  • Labs with live dogs are designed to imprint and reinforce skills that can be implemented immediately in your practice.  
After all, the best way to learn is hands-on.
 More information and online registration is available at
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