June 2018

As many as 10 jobs could be created following a 14-month redevelopment of a leading veterinary hospital in Cheshire.

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Short-term acquisition slowdown ends as Derbyshire small animal clinic joins group and “active discussions with a number of practices” ongoing.

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College announces it will buy veterinary hospital to expand both its teaching opportunities and first opinion clinical services.

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CVS seeks change of use permission to convert pub a few yards from author Alf Wight’s former home and clinic in North Yorkshire.

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World’s “largest vet health group” announces plans to acquire AniCura days after announcing deal to buy UK business Linnaeus.

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Delegates at this year’s event are invited to book a place at a supplementary “pre-congress” day (15 June), featuring a wide range of communication workshops.

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May 2018

Deal will see animal health giant increase its presence in rapidly expanding diagnostics sector, with £1.5 billion acquisition for developer.

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Glasgow-based Roundhouse Referrals cost initiative for canine tibial plateau-leveling osteotomy procedure said to be a first for Scotland.

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New facilities’ technologies include robotic milking machines, which allow cows to decide when they are ready to be milked, and robot “scrapers” that automatically dispose of waste.

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Brexit vote cited as major factor influencing pace of growth of group’s new veterinary practices as fall reported, despite rise in revenue.

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Biggest investment in York veterinary hospital sees creation of upgraded facilities for animals, owners and staff.

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Surrey-based animal hospital awarded top status in all four categories entered in royal college’s Practice Standards Scheme assessment.

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Following the takeover of 19 practices in the Yorkshire-based White Cross Vets group, Independent Vetcare now encompasses 243 practice groups across 583 practice sites in the UK and Northern Ireland.

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West Yorkshire-based veterinary referral centre transformed into eco-friendly premises after investing thousands of pounds in on-site equipment to reduce carbon footprint.

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April 2018

Solihull-based referral practice continues to expand with new kit as part of a £1 million extension and addition to its team.

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Worldwide distributor of medical, dental and veterinary supplies to combine with provider of technology-enabled health care services in new company, Vets First Corp.

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Veterinary management expert Bash Halow will outline emerging challenges and opportunities when he addresses delegates at the annual debate in Westminster.

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Local mayor in attendance as Vets4Pets hosts celebration to mark the milestone opening of its 450th UK practice.

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Paul Jackson, from Professional Practice Services, urges anyone thinking about selling their practice to plan in advance and consult with experts to aid the transition.

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March 2018

Pets at Home says "the board keeps its succession plans under regular review" and is delighted Andrei will become chief executive with effect from 9 April 2018.

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