CVS invests £1m to relocate and upgrade Notts practice

CVS says it has invested £1 million to relocate, upgrade and grow one of its east midlands practices. Ruddington Vets is moving two miles from its current location in the village of Ruddington on the edge of Nottingham to a 3,080 sq ft purpose-built site at the Clifton Triangle Retail Park in neighboring Clifton. Set … Read more

Hospital move as Vets4Pets Northampton goes from strength to strength

One of the biggest Vets4Pets practices in the UK has just got even bigger following a move to new premises in Northampton. The 24-hour Vets4Pets Northampton Hospital has been relocated less than a quarter of a mile away from its previous site in the town center to a new building four times the size. Rapid … Read more

‘Be prepared for worse to come’, veterinary industry leaders warned

Industry leaders are being urged to act now to ensure veterinary businesses are prepared if the present economic “turmoil” gets even worse in the months ahead. VMG boss Rich Casey also called for costed treatment options for clients struggling with the cost of living, amid fears welfare could be jeopardized by moves to reduce energy … Read more

AI breakthrough to detect animal infection

Scientists have announced a breakthrough in artificial intelligence that can quickly identify parasites infecting animals. A team from Aberystwyth University, working with disease technology firm Techion, has developed and tested machine learning tools that can automatically identify parasites using camera images. It is hoped that the discovery could eventually help farmers diagnose infections faster and … Read more

VetPartners extends European presence by adding Spanish group

VetPartners has continued its expansion in Europe by adding 21 more practices in Spain. The York-based group has acquired Alianza Petsalud, which includes the small animal practices and aligned business Vetersalud. It is the biggest group in Spain to join VetPartners. Alianza Petsalud was founded in 2004 by vets, including its founding partner and chief … Read more

Covetrus launches Ascend PMS in UK

Covetrus has introduced Ascend – a cloud-based practice management software (PMS) – across the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific. The company says the system improves efficiency, streamlines internal communication and collaboration, and creates a better experience for staff and clients. Integrations Ascend brings multiple systems together into one platform and has also been developed to … Read more