February 2017

Independent Vetcare and Evidensia have announced plans to combine their businesses and create one of the largest veterinary groups in Europe.

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Former pub transformed into “long-awaited” £1.3 million animal hospital sees visitors pour in for official opening

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Denplan Pet Health Plans has announced today (16 February) it is to rebrand as Simplyhealth Professionals.

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Penmellyn Vets St Columb Major Hospital in Cornwall has been named Best UK Vets 2017 thanks to its number of glowing online reviews left by clients.

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A SPVS "leadership academy" designed to improve veterinary management systems and increase profitability in practice has been announced.

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CVS is continuing its rapid expansion after acquiring Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic in Kent, one of the leading equine hospitals nationally and internationally.

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Pet insurance firm Agria is offering 20 veterinary professionals the chance to win tickets to Crufts.

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One of the most advanced, single-discipline specialist veterinary hospitals in the country has opened its doors to patients.

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The UK’s largest independent operator of veterinary practices has sold a non-controlling share to private equity firm Inflexion.

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The Veterinary Marketing Association Finance for Marketers workshop will return this summer by popular demand.

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Boehringer Ingelheim now boasts the world’s second largest animal health business unit following the completion of its deal to acquire Merial.

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Numbers for VPMA and SPVS Congress 2017 were up for the fifth year in succession, with 550 delegates and 75 exhibiting companies attending the two-day event held at Celtic Manor in Newport.

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Global insurer RSA has made its first external investment in a financial technology company: Pitpatpet – creators of the PitPat dog activity monitor.

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January 2017

Veterinary professionals, paraprofessionals and pet owners have celebrated the opening of the Davies Veterinary Specialists Therapy and Fitness Centre in Hertfordshire.

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SPVS said the response to its inaugural well-being awards demonstrates the strong desire among veterinary leaders to provide happy and healthy working environments for their teams.

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A legal practice offering expertise to vets will merge with fellow health care solicitors Veale Wasbrough Vizards.

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Veterinary practices, PR agencies and industry marketers are being invited to showcase their PR campaigns by entering this year’s Veterinary Marketing Association PR Award for 2016.

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Blue Cross and Summerdale Veterinary Centre in Cwmbran, south Wales, team up to offer discounted treatment for pet owners who are on certain means-tested benefits.

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Vets4Pets York rated highly in the team and professional responsibility and customer service categories of the Practice Standards Scheme.

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BVA has appointed Moneypenny as the exclusive provider of telephone answering overflow support for BVA members.

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