December 2018

“To receive the award for the best pet insurance company is a great accolade and one we’re very proud of” – James Barnes, head of sales and partnerships at Petplan.

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Company used London Vet Show to announce its plans to combine its buying groups, veterinary wholesaler operations and practice management system services into one integrated platform.

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Sponsored by Veterinary Times and VN Times, accolade aims to recognise company or veterinary practice that has delivered most innovative public relations programme of past 12 months.

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November 2018

“We’re excited to be playing our part in collaboration with the Felcana team, to ensure veterinary practices can make the most of this opportunity” – Sally Clarke, Simplyhealth Professionals.

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Up to 30 veterinary practices could be closed after the group reveals plans to overhaul its chain, citing rising costs as a factor.

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Former BVA and SPVS president Gudrun Ravetz has joined the preventive health care provider on a permanent basis, after being named head veterinary officer.

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The woman responsible for establishing the in-store Companion Care joint venture model has come back from retirement to head Pets at Home Vet Group.

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October 2018

The new TVM UK building is composed of office spaces renovated from old barns on a farm site and boasts environmentally friendly qualities.

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Chief executive David Hillier says group is “potentially seeking additional funding”, but it does not imply “any change in ownership or strategy”.

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“This is a new move for both the veterinary nurse education establishment and VetPartners” – RVN Lisa Bugh, Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing.

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International Society of Feline Medicine award is “ringing endorsement” of “exceptional care package for cats” at Surrey referrals clinic.

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UK’s leading pet care business aims to “tap into the vast potential of its data” to ensure business reaches its full potential.

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Dorset veterinary director Yoav Alony-Gilboa takes over from Iain Richards at helm of SVS, which builds strong links with sheep farmers through National Sheep Association.

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Association warns changes must protect recruitment capacity of vets from the EU, not introduce “new layers of bureaucracy”.

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One of the UK’s leading pet insurers has announced changes to its free cover product, as well as a revamped digital system to simplify the process for clients.

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Award-winning Black Country veterinary practice celebrates continued success with local and regional business achievements.

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September 2018

“Practice made perfect” was the theme at the company's sixth annual event, held in Kenilworth.

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Association fears publication of new technical notices underlines how a no-deal situation could put strain on large and crucial sections of veterinary workforce. 

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“I firmly believe that, in collaborating with the AVMA, we will be able to address more effectively the pressing issues around mental health...” – Mind Matters Initiative chairman Stuart Reid.

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More than 12,000 staff now work at 900-plus practices across 8 European countries and treat 2.3 million pets, according to first report.

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