The aims of the Society are:

To circulate knowledge and general information upon goats.
To extend and encourage the keeping of goats, so as to increase the production and use of their products.
To improve the various breeds of goats, and especially to develop those qualities which are generally recognized and valued.
To safeguard against cruelty from whatever source.
In the furtherance of the foregoing objects but not further or otherwise, the Society shall have the power to further the well being of the goat and fulfil its role as the focal point for all goatkeeping activities in the United Kingdom, including close liaison with relevant Government departments.

BGS Rules & Regulations 2018 (updated 21st April 2018)