Amanda Boag



Amanda Boag MRCVSAmanda graduated from Cambridge University in 1998. She then undertook two consecutive small animal internships first at the Royal Veterinary College, London and then at the University of Pennsylvania.

She returned to the RVC to do a residency and remained as a Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care from 2003-2008.

During that time she was very involved with running of both the referral and first opinion emergency service as well as teaching on veterinary undergraduate, postgraduate and veterinary nursing programmes.

Amanda is Board certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care.

In September 2008, she took up the post of Clinical Director at Vets Now where she has a wide ranging role overseeing clinical and professional standards within the business.

She has published many peer reviewed articles and book chapters and is Co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Emergency and Critical Care.

Amanda acts as a veterinary consultant for Pet Blood Bank and is Past President of the European Soceity of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She is currently Inaugural President of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and a Trustee of the British College of Veterinary Specialists. She received the BSAVA Melton Award in 2011.


Council Member category

  • Elected: 2012 - 2020


Committee membership

  • Standards Committee
  • PIC and DC Liaison
  • Registration Appeals Committee

Declaration of interests


Clinical Director, Vets Now

Director, Suliven Veterinary Services


Clinical Director, Vets Now


Consultant: Pet Blood Bank

Appointments to other bodies

  • Past-President, EVECCS
  • President, European Society of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations



  • Royal Veterinary College 1998-1999 
  • University of Pennsylvania 1999-2000 
  • Royal Veterinary College 2000-2008 
  • Vets Now 2008-present 
  • Has provided training (lecturing) and educational materials for various local, national and international veterinary organisations (including but not limited to BSAVA, VPAT, USAVA, VECCS) and CPD providers/businesses (including but not limited to Janssen, Dechra)

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)


Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

Husband, brother and sister-in-law are also veterinary surgeons

Other relevant information

Trustee of the BCVSp