August 2019

“We strive to offer a first-class level of care – not just to rabbits, but to all exotic species...” – Tariq Abou-Zahr of Valley Veterinary Hospital.

4 mins

US animal health firm announces it will pay more than £6 billion in cash and shares for Bayer’s animal health business.

5 mins

“We want to ensure we can attract people of all abilities with the valuable skills and experience we need to offer the highest quality care to patients and clients” – Independent Vetcare HR manager Debbie Ross.

3 mins

The purchase of the practice group with sites in Derbyshire and Staffordshire means Independent Vetcare now has more than 900 veterinary sites.

3 mins

July 2019

Promotions “great news for the entire ECC community”, says Vets Now clinical director and RCVS senior-vice president Amanda Boag.

3 mins

New launches will take Animal Trust’s tally of surgeries to nine, with three launched this year.

3 mins

Dignipets is a new end-of-life service offering home visits formed from the merger of three previous businesses.

4 mins

Further expansion completes current development plan, as independent vet group Scarsdale goes from strength-to-strength.

4 mins

The event is the UK’s leading non-clinical veterinary conference “offering stimulating and pioneering CPD content from speakers within the veterinary profession and beyond'.

2 mins

Findings will be used to develop new strategies around succession and encouraging women in the profession into leadership positions.

5 mins

College says its 100 staff have “outgrown” their current headquarters in Westminster and need a new building with “sufficient capacity for growth of the college for the next 25 years”.

4 mins

Candidates have until 1 August to apply for the veterinary practice management qualification, aimed at experienced managers and veterinary team members in a leadership or management role.

2 mins

“This has been driven from our core portfolio, good market penetration and realisation of significant Le Vet revenue synergies,” says chief executive Ian Page.

3 mins

June 2019

The Veterinary Management Group has set a deadline of 19 July for applications to its veterinary management research scheme.

3 mins

A £1.5 million expansion has led to the creation of the first residency programme in small animal surgery at Vets Now's Glasgow hospital.

2 mins

“The customer experience plays such a crucial role in practice life, and so it's very rewarding to be able to help new starters and experienced team members grow their confidence and develop new skills“ – Sophie Dainty, Onswitch.

6 mins

Some 15 months after opening, West Yorkshire practice premises described as “spectacular” in design and appearance is fully accredited as small animal hospital and emergency services clinic.

3 mins

People management, client care, well-being and business finance are all on the agenda at a series of non-clinical CPD events from SPVS and the VMG.

2 mins

Vettimes users are being given the chance to win one of five free tickets for SPVS-VMG's upcoming Practice Finance Day.

4 mins

Rapidly expanding group snaps up Northern Irish veterinary business and vows “it won’t be the last”.

3 mins