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 had 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 consultant for Pet Blood Bank and was President of the European Society of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (EVECCS) from 2011-2014. She was Founding President of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC) from 2014-2018 and is currently Past-President of that organisation. She is a board member of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation representing ECVECC. She was a Founding Trustee of the British College of Veterinary Specialists(BCVSp) from 2014-2018. 


Council Member category

  • Elected: 2012 - 2020


Committee membership

  • Operational Board
  • Advancement of the Professions Committee
  • Standards Committee (Operational Board observer)
  • PIC and DC Liaison
  • IT Project Board
  • Estate Strategy Group
  • Legislation Working Party
  • RCVS Knowledge Board of Trustees
  • Vet Futures Project Board
  • Brexit Taskforce

Declaration of interests


  • Jan 2020 - present: Group Referral Director, IVCEvidensia
  • Sept 2008 - End 2019: Clinical Director, Vets Now
  • Director, Suliven Veterinary Services

Relevant financial interests, eg shareholdings, bonds and derivatives



Consultant: Pet Blood Bank

Appointments to other bodies

  • Past President ECVECC, EBVS Board

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations



  • Royal Veterinary College 1998-1999 
  • University of Pennsylvania 1999-2000 
  • Royal Veterinary College 2000-2008 
  • Vets Now 2008-2019
  • Vets Now (IVC) 2019-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

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