Charity Veterinarian Named BVA President

Dr. Sean Wensley begins a one-year term, taking over from Dr. John Blackwell.

New BVA President Sean Wensley earned a master’s degree in applied animal behavior and animal welfare at the University of Edinburgh.

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A veterinarian working for the charitable organization People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) today was elected president of the British Veterinary Association.

Sean Wensley, BVSc, MSc, MRCVS, is the senior veterinary surgeon for communication and education at PDSA Pet Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Science graduate replaced John Blackwell, BVSc, MRCVS, as president for the 2015-16 term.

Dr. Wensley, 35, is an honorary lecturer in animal welfare at the University of Nottingham and serves on the Companion Animal Welfare Council.

The election took place at BVA Members’ Day in Edinburgh, Scotland. Named junior vice president was small animal veterinarian Gudrun Ravetz, BVSc, MRCVS.

Several veterinarians or students were honored during the BVA meeting, including:

  • Andrew Biggs, BVSc, MRCVS (Dalrymple-Champneys Cup and Medal).
  • Bryony Jones, BVSc, MSc (Trevor Blackburn Award).
  • Julia Boness, MA, Vet MB, MSc, MRCVS, CCRP (John Bleby Cup).
  • Veterinary students Eluned Hyde and Rob Hall (Harry Steele-Bodger Memorial Scholarship).
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