May 2020

SAVSNET report looks at key areas of companion animal practice – including consultation volumes, vaccinations and telemedicine – and how they have been affected by the lockdown measures.

5 mins

April 2020

“We hope such a strong and united call will be answered soon, and will continue to urge Government to help practices to continue their valuable work in these difficult times.”

6 mins

Rolling global veterinary survey designed to track the effects of the pandemic on the profession shows some faint positives.

5 mins

Results from the first in a series of surveys from Vet Dynamics confirm the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

3 mins

“The commitment to quality improvement shown in this year’s Knowledge Awards applications is impressive and encouraging – particularly in these difficult times" – Chris Gush, executive director of RCVS Knowledge.

8 mins

US-based veterinary diagnostics leader Idexx says it “does not expect this veterinary test to have an impact on human COVID-19 testing or test availability”.

5 mins

Bosses representing more than 1,500 veterinary practices call on chancellor for fair treatment on business rates relief as profits plummet.

5 mins

RCVS publishes snapshot survey results on impact of pandemic on veterinary businesses and their staff.

3 mins

MSD Animal Health running four free training webinars on business subjects, with first to offer advice on how practices can run remote consultations for clients during COVID-19 crisis.

3 mins

Data from CM Research show revenue and footfall are down more than 50% – and dropping.

7 mins

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has organised a group of business speakers to answer COVID-19-related questions on Thursday 16 April at 7:30pm.

3 mins

“We have already delivered 12 ventilators and will have another 20 ready for the NHS in a week, and the capacity to make another 100 or so in the next two to three weeks” – vet Keith Simpson.

4 mins

Temporary changes announced by the directorate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic mean veterinarians can now delegate the retail supply of medicines to internet retailers or wholesale dealers for home delivery.

3 mins

Vet Dyamics wants practices across the UK to feed in, and help create a better picture of the financial and business impacts of lockdown.

3 mins

Veterinary community rallies together as the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown continues to bite, with XLVets sharing expertise.

5 mins

Spanish-based multinational with product portfolio in the UK making laboratory space at its headquarters available for test analysis work, and assisting with manufacture of ventilators.

4 mins

March 2020

Boehringer Ingelheim partners with VetHelpDirect to assist in COVID-19 pandemic by providing free access for three months to online video consultation platform.

3 mins

VetYou co-hosting financial planning discussion to help all those impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

3 mins

Clients are being asked to wait in cars, pets are being transported and video consults are all part of the measures introduced at Hamilton Specialist Referrals.

6 mins

The group has written an open letter to a host of Government departments – including the chancellor of the exchequer and Defra – urging more support for veterinary businesses.

7 mins