Pets At Home vet group has completed the acquisition of Northwest Surgeons, a specialist veterinary business based in Cheshire.
Northwest Surgeons provides specialist veterinary services and acts as a referral centre for veterinary practices in the north-west of England.
It specialises in orthopaedic, soft tissue and spinal surgery and internal medicine with support in anaesthesia, pain management and diagnostic imaging.
Sally Hopson, Pets At Home vet group chief executive said: “Having built the UK’s largest network of small animal veterinary practices, we are delighted to announce our first step into the market for specialist veterinary services with the acquisition of Northwest Surgeons.
“This is an important strategic move for us as it offers an opportunity to capture an additional segment of the market. And underlining our commitment to quality, it also means we can further support our joint venture partners with additional expertise from within the group.”