Whether you are an owner, breeder or just an enthusiast there are many reasons to join BLS
Your subscription helps promote and expand overall knowledge and understanding. By joining the BLS you are helping us in our work to increase awareness and understanding of what is still a rare breed in the UK with very little literature available and much more to be learned.
Our Membership Fees (Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December each year)
Single membership £35 p.a.
Family membership £40 p.a.
Student membership £25 p.a.
Professional Membership for Veterinarians: £20 p.a.
Seller’s Gift membership £17.50 p.a.
New Members joining after 1st July and before 1st October:
Single Membership: £30. Double Membership: £35. Student Membership: £20.
New Members joining after 1st October should pay the annual rate but will receive 14 months membership.
Students should provide a photocopy of their Student Card, Birth Certificate or Passport with their application.
Information sheets and Guidelines are issued to all new members containing husbandry, welfare and health information and ongoing member information and support is available to members via our Members Forum
Social Gatherings: Regional social activities, llama treks etc. Meeting members and swapping experiences is a valuable way to learn. Many lasting friendships are made with those sharing a mutual interest in these fascinating animals.
Representation of the interests of llamas and their owners at national and international level, promoting llamas to the public in all their varied uses.
Education, Health & Welfare: Husbandry and training workshops, seminars and conference’s with international speakers.
Website, Newsletters and the FORUM: Helpful articles and updates, photos, and member communication.
Shows: Society Shows and attendance at many agricultural events.
Registration: Comprehensive Registry. Access to our national database for recording details and identification.
Veterinary input: BLS liaises with the British Veterinary Camelid Society whose meetings are an important source of information for our members.
Charitable Donations: 10% of membership dues and net registration income goes to British Camelids Ltd, a registered charity specialising in camelid health, welfare and educational matters.
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RULES OF THE SOCIETY
Email Editor@BritishLlamaSociety.org to request a sample back copy of our magazine which will be sent to you as a pdf - we hope you will be so impressed your will not hesitate to apply for membership !!