January 2017

The UK’s largest group of independent practices has announced it has put well-being at the top of its agenda for 2017.

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Staff at a Lincolnshire practice have made a clean sweep in collecting all five “outstanding” awards open to it under the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

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West Midlands watering hole becomes 24-hour veterinary clinic in £1.3 million investment.

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A former shopping centre plant room that has been transformed into a state-of-the-art surgery marks a milestone for an expanding veterinary group.

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An online veterinary health care retailer set up and run by vets has launched in the UK, allowing customers to seek advice from in-house vets while purchasing their pet products.

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The largest provider of veterinary care in the US has announced it is to buy animal hospital chain VCA in a deal worth $9.1 billion.

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The new year has heralded a new chapter for two Independent Vetcare founding veterinary groups, with both having opened new branches.

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December 2016

The VMD is looking into the possibility of improving communications with veterinary profession members through the use of Twitter.

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Company aims to place preventive health care at the heart of practices’ daily activities by launching its “Time for Change” challenge.

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Jeremy Rose took up his new post on 5 December – having previously worked at the University of Bristol as a teaching fellow in veterinary neurology and neurosurgery for 24 months.

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Campaign launches to promote discussions between vets and senior dog owners to identify common health problems before they become an issue.

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The editor of VN Times has announced the magazine’s sponsorship of the College of Animal Welfare (CAW) 2017 Training Practice (TP) Congress.

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CVS has further extended its activities into Europe with the acquisition of its first two practices in the Netherlands.

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Vets Now has marked its 15th birthday with the opening of a state-of-the-art hospital in Manchester and out-of-hours clinic in south-west London.


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Independent Vetcare has revealed leading Scandinavian investment fund EQT will take over as its new principal investor in 2017.

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Results to form part of association's "state of the nation" report on marketing within the profession and allied industries.

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Bishopton Veterinary Group has launched its farming charity calendar for 2017.

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Nutraceutical provider wins the “Excellence in International Trade” award at a ceremony in Salford.

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UK equine veterinary practices are benefiting from a financial analysis tool designed to improve profits.

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Cat-only clinics are to be trialled at a veterinary practice in the north-east of England in a bid to reduce patient and client stress during routine check ups and treatment.

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