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Mr Mark Elliott BVSc VetMFHom MRCVS


Mark Elliot, RCVS Council memberMark graduated from the University of Bristol in 1989 and, after working in mixed and small animal practice, established his own primary care practice in 1994 on the south coast.

This grew rapidly into a busy four-vet practice which then became part of a successful local group.  After a period in referral practice Mark returned to first opinion work and now runs a primary care Small Animal Practice near Chichester in West Sussex, provides a consultancy service for game birds and other poultry in and around the South Downs National Park and takes referrals in Homeopathy and Acupuncture from colleagues.

Mark is currently President of the British Association of Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons has co-authored a number of books on alternative medicine and animal health and regularly contributes to magazines related to the pet and game bird industries.  He has lectured widely to both the profession and the public.

His interests include working and training dogs for a variety of uses, as well as wetland management and conservation, the latter projects being recognised by virtue of winning a national award in 2008.


Council Member category

  • Elected:
    • 2001 - 2005
    • 2007 - 2015


Committee membership

  • Preliminary Investigation Committee


Declaration of Interests


  • Payless 4 Vets Ltd t/a South Downs Veterinary Consultancy (Veterinary services/products)
  • West Sussex Biodiversity Project Ltd (Farming/Conservation)


The above only


Veterinary surgeon to the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Appointments to other bodies

Chief Veterinary Surgeon, Cat and Rabit Rescue (Charity no. 1010000)

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

  • Member and President, British Association Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons
  • Member, Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists
  • Member, Veterinary Deer Society
  • Member, Veterinary Association for Wildlife Management
  • Member, Society of Greyhound Vets Member, Fish Veterinary Society
  • Member, British Veterinary Poultry Association


  • Practitioner/Director - South Downs Veterinary Consultancy – Gamebirds, Deer and Fish work
  • Mark Elliott & Associates Veterinary Surgeons – Small Animal Practice

  • Referral Practice – The Centre for Integrated and Holistic Medicine

  • Chief Veterinary Surgeon – Cat and Rabbit Rescue – charity no 1010000

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

  • VetMFHom - Veterinary Member of the Faculty of Homeopathy
  • PCH - Practitioner of Classical Homeopathy*
  • DSH - Diploma of the School of Homeopathy*
  • RSHom - Registered Member of the Society of Homeopaths*

(* denotes non-veterinary qualifications)

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends


Conservation and Biodiversity

Other relevant information

National Gamekeepers Association – Committee Member (Deer Branch)
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