August 2018

York-based group lays ground for ambition to become leading UK equine business and launch equine graduate development programme to build for future.

5 mins

Practices urged to help benchmark veterinary profession prices and see how their fees compare, both regionally and nationally.

3 mins

“We are thrilled BC Partners is supporting us during the next phase of our growth,” says Jo Malone, chief executive of the small animal, mixed and equine veterinary practices operator.

7 mins

Classified advertising site bids to deter unscrupulous operators from misusing the platform and discourage the “casual” trading of animals online.

6 mins

Reports suggest BC Partners could be poised to buy York-based group as corporate consolidation continues in veterinary sector.

4 mins

Financial analysts say move from basic pet food arm into higher margin veterinary business is responsible for uplift.

3 mins

July 2018

The royal college has been ranked as one of the best medium-sized organisations or companies in the UK for females to be employed by.

3 mins

The Prince of Wales was given a tour of Pool House Equine Clinic, based in Staffordshire, and “had a go at scanning a horse’s tendon – getting a very good image”.

6 mins

Eli Lilly has announced plans to spin off Elanco Animal Health as a separate business following completion of a strategic review.

4 mins

Staff well-being will be a key focus for Michael Hamilton’s new multimillion pound referral centre in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

5 mins

June 2018

A series of “happy or not” traffic light terminals – more commonly seen in airports and motorway service areas – are being trialled in a group's practices.

6 mins

New Singapore office will allow “real-time support” as UK company ramps up exports to the Asia-Pacific region.

4 mins

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

4 mins

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

5 mins

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

4 mins

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

4 mins

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

5 mins

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.

4 mins

May 2018

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

5 mins

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

3 mins