Sponsors and Exhibitors
We’re delighted that we’ll be joined at Congress by the following companies offering advice on marketing, management, veterinary products and business development.
We’re delighted that we’ll be joined at Congress by the following companies offering advice on marketing, management, veterinary products and business development.
|The animal health branch of Boehringer Ingelheim was founded in the 1950s, and established a UK presence in 1980. Since that time, the company has expanded to be one of the largest and fastest growing veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the UK.|
|Citation is the leading provider of compliance systems in Health & Safety and Employment Law, with over 20 years of expertise helping veterinary practices large and small. Simply put, we help you stay protected. We listen to what you need, and then advise on all aspects of Health & Safety and Employment Law compliance. With support 24 hours a day, we work side by side with you – taking away the worries, so you can get on with running your practice.|
|Bayer’s Animal Health Division is one of the world’s largest suppliers of veterinary medicinal products for use in household pets, horses and livestock. Bayer's current UK product range includes a comprehensive range of parasite treatments for dogs and cats and ground-breaking antimicrobial products.|
|A provider of companion animal biologicals and pharmaceuticals including the recently launched innovation in flea and tick control Bravecto™|
|Zoetis (zō-EH-tis) is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services.|
|Visit our stand to find out how Agria can help your practice introduce lifetime pet insurance for dogs, cats and rabbits. Agria’s package is designed so you can display, issue or recommend pet insurance to your clients at key times, when they are most receptive to pet health-oriented ideas.|
|Hill’s is proud to support the joint SPVS/VMG Congress 2019. Come and talk to us about our new products, support for your practice and health care team and discover what we can do to help grow your business. Together, we can work towards providing your patients with the best nutrition that they need and deserve.|
|Accountants, Taxation and Business Development specialists for the Veterinary sector. We are the largest specialist veterinary accountancy team in the UK now acting for in excess of 500 practices nationwide.|
|To support the veterinary practice of the future, we’ve combined the expertise of Centaur Services, St Francis Group and Vetswest buying groups and Vet Space practice management technology to provide flexible, comprehensive solutions for your practice. Learn more about our story and how our combined resources can give you the tools and the time to thrive as a practice and focus on your patients.|
|At PURINA our commitment is not just to work with you to improve the lives of pets but also to partner with you and your practice to find new ways to improve your business performance. Visit the stand to find out how we can support your team’s development and boost your business.|
|Simplyhealth Professionals are the UK’s leading provider of preventive healthcare packages for cats, dogs and rabbits. Since 2007 we’ve been helping practices build and run payment plans. The plans help to build client loyalty, increase visit frequency and improve the health of pets, while providing your practice with a regular income.|
|With over 25 years’ of experience in the veterinary sector, the Hazlewoods Veterinary team have the knowledge and understanding of every type of practice. We act for veterinary practices across England, Scotland and Wales. Hazlewoods is one of the UK’s Top 30 Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors. In the past three years we have advised on the sale and purchase of veterinary practices in excess of £250m as well advising on practice buy-ins, retirements, practice profitability and business strategy for the independent practice.|
|Norbrook Laboratories has established itself as a global leader in the development of revolutionary veterinary medicines, with a long-held reputation for quality products. Our expanding ranges for companion animals, equine and large animals offer a wide selection including antimicrobials, anthelmintics and NSAIDs. Recent exciting launches in the UK include Peptizole – an omeprazole paste for the treatment and prevention of recurrence of gastric ulcers in horses; and Marbodex Aural, a marbofloxacin based treatment for otitis externa in dogs. Other key products include Noroclav, Loxicom, Vetofol, and Closamectin Pour On.|
|Petplan® is the UK’s largest pet insurance provider specialising in pet insurance and paying out over £5 million in claims every week.
Petplan® is proud to have been working with the veterinary industry for over 40 years, offering unrivalled support and training for veterinary staff.
For more information, visit petplanvet.co.uk
|At Royal Canin®, we put the cat and dog first. Our diets have been carefully and scientifically developed to provide the right nutritional solution for each pet. Our research into nutritional profiles and kibble design has resulted in diets that are precisely tailored to your pet’s needs.
We believe nutrition is the foundation of health and that’s why we’re launching the next generation in Veterinary Health Nutrition. Starting in 2019, we're advancing our veterinary range to facilitate your recommendation. The Veterinary Health Nutrition range is a combination of continuously improved products, a premium pack design and a consolidation of our previous ranges into one simplified range.
|We believe the best way to support independent practice members is to keep things simple; secure great rebates and service partners so that they can deliver and sustain a fair and competitive service to their clients, without impacting upon margins or taking them away from running a practice.|
|A buying group that brings corporate benefits to independent practices. We are clear, concise and competitive, with a strong customer focus, providing great rebates on products and services around your practice needs.|
|At Vets4Pets we’re committed to delivering first class service and high standards of care throughout our national network of small animal veterinary practices. Every one of our practices is operated under a Joint Venture Partnership model, which allows complete clinical freedom to the veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who own the practices.|
|Taking care of your build, while you take care of your patients. Our award-winning, multi-disciplinary company specialises in the design, building-management and project delivery of veterinary and animal welfare facilities. Our service is tailored to you and we’ll deliver the best results for your budget, no matter what size.|
|ALBERT WAESCHLE Veterinary specialises in the development of diagnostic instruments for use in the Veterinary profession. By using our 60 years experience we continue to utilize our first-class technical knowledge to develop the OPTICLAR brand to deliver superb product performance.|
|For over 25 years Animalcare has built its reputation on our wide range of quality products, including identichip® microchips, POM-V medication, pet welfare and practice equipment. We are proud of the customer service we provide, including technical and client support materials, as well as product and CPD training for all customers.|
|AT VETERINARY SYSTEMS provide the leading practice management system Spectrum, rota management and internet solutions. Our systems are advanced, robust and easy to use. Call 01359 243400 or visit www.vetsystems.com.|
|Audevard is the only pharmaceutical laboratory in Europe dedicated exclusively to equine health.
It also extends to countries worldwide. It produces pharmaceuticals, an extensive range of external care products and nutraceuticals. Audevard nutraceuticals’ popularity comes from guarantees in terms of formulation, ingredient selection, pelleting processes that maintain nutrient integrity and the anti-doping program. Audevard products are only available to end-users through veterinary surgeons, which make them an invaluable part of any veterinary structure.
|Avacta Animal Health provides laboratory services and associated therapies to help vets and owners care for their animals. Our SENSITEST® brand of canine, feline and equine allergy tests are manufactured in the UK and our dedicated, knowledgeable Technical Support Team is on hand to assist with your allergy cases.|
|AVID designs, manufactures and supplies pet identification MicroChips and scanners, as well as managing the 24hr UK PETtrac Database. Instant electronic MicroChip registration services through our website, supporting practice systems via VetXML & smartphone and tablet apps!
-Free online breeder transfers with paper certificates
-Smaller MicroChips with thinner needles as well as regular MicroChips available.
|The recently formed British Bee Veterinary Association is dedicated to raising awareness and education in all species of bees to the profession. We are promoting the science of bee health, evidence based medicine, management and efficacious medications. The "Be Bee Friendly" practice scheme is being launched to help educate vets, nurses, support staff and clients in the importance of bees for pollination.|
|Burgess Diagnostics provides mobile MRI and CT scanner services exclusively to the veterinary profession. Having a fleet of mobile scanners enables practices to have diagnostics delivered directly in a convenient, cost effective, flexible arrangement|
|The BVRA’s mission is to recognise and raise the status of veterinary receptionists within the UK veterinary profession. The BVRA acts as a professional body focusing on the interests of veterinary receptionists and evolving their role through affordable CPD and training leading to the Accredited Veterinary Receptionist award.|
|Carefree Credit provide interest free and low APR payment options for clients through a quick, online, paperless system with pay-out to the practice in a matter of days.|
|Connected Vet is a digital and social marketing agency.
We help veterinary practices stand out from the online crowd and use content marketing to drive business through your website, email news and social media pages.
Our aim is simple. We bring affordable and effective digital and social marketing to vets, their pet owners and animal lovers alike; giving vets the sort of on-line visibility that makes them the envy of the large scale competition.
|Dotvet is a full- featured PMS developed by vets, accountants and programmers with long experience of Veterinary computing.
Cloud based, inexpensive, easy to set up and use, it includes unique built-in attributes eg Portable Hospitalisation system, real online booking, multiple dosing reminders and integrated graphical displays of lab results and other data
We can also add special reports and programs for your own practice at little or no cost.
|Take back control of your healthcare plan. We’re guided by the principles that they’re your clients and it’s your money, so there are no set-up costs for you, or joining or renewal fees for your clients. It’s paper free and easy, you can save 30%-60% per collection AND you’ll get unbeatable customer service. Switch (it’s free!) and benefit from the industry’s ONLY money back guarantee; healthcare plan growth in 12 months or your money back AND receive 3 months’ free access to Onswitch’s Health Plan Index - the only mystery shopper service that specifically targets healthcare plans. Come and see us on stand 77.|
|Elanco Companion Animal Health, a global innovation-driven pharmaceutical company, develops and markets products that enable vets to help pets live longer, healthier, higher quality lives. The consistent flow of new products from our pipeline is backed by:
- World class technical support.
- Support for veterinary professional education.
- In-clinic tools to aid client education and reinforce the bond between pets, pet owners and vets.
|A specialist non-clinical recruitment agency supporting practices UK wide. With veterinary industry experience, we bring a fresh approach to recruiting pivotal staff such as Receptionists, Client Care, Practice Managers etc. A risk free approach to sourcing top talent, widening the net and ensuring the best possible fit for your practice.|
|Full Power Utilities (FPU) are commercial utility (gas/electricity) brokers of over 20 years and have been the preferred utilities partner for SPVS for 8 of those years. With direct access to over 40 different suppliers, FPU will secure the most competitive rate available to you. FPU’s services are cost free to SPVS/VMG members.|
|GuavaVet transforms the way practices discover, hire and develop talent. With an intuitive user experience, personalised opportunity matches and targeted real-time updates, it’s a simple and cost-effective platform for candidates and recruiters. Are you ready to save time and money on your recruitment?|
|Henry Schein Veterinary Solutions is the largest provider of veterinary practice management software in the UK.
We also offer solutions that integrate with our software platforms, including marketing and communication services and hardware sales.
Working together, we can help you achieve the freedom that comes from a successful practice.
|A leading global veterinary CPD specialist, Improve International has trained more than 20,000 veterinary professionals in 20 countries. In the delivery of its modular programmes and short courses, it works closely with assessment and validation partners, the European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ESVPS) and Harper Adams University. For more information, visit www.improveinternational.com.|
|We are a group of veterinary practices pooling resources, skills and knowledge. Run by and for vets, clinical excellence drives our business. Every practice is run by its local team.|
|J.A.K Marketing continues to provide the veterinary industry with quality instruments and equipment from many global leading manufacturers. J.A.K Marketing develop and manufacture an extensive range of quality products at affordable prices and we will do our upmost to fulfil your requirements and cater your everyday purchasing needs.|
|We are genuine independent specialists in arranging all types of deposit free, fixed rate, tax efficient, Veterinary finance for all kinds of Equipment & Vehicles from the Suppliers of your choice.|
|The Linnaeus Group is a vibrant, forward-thinking partnership of highly respected veterinary practices across the UK, comprising some of the best clinicians in the profession, including specialisms in small animal, farm and equine. Through our flexible and supportive culture, our practice teams can focus on what they love doing best: delivering top quality care to their patients.|
|Lloyd & Whyte provide professional financial planning and insurance advice tailored to veterinary professionals. Having been in partnership with the BVA for over 10 years, they have helped countless vets take care of what matters to them - at home and in the work place.|
|Merlin Telecommunications provide Vets all over the UK with bespoke telecom and data solutions for their practices. We understand exactly how a veterinary practice works and can provide a totally managed, scaleable and flexible solution, giving you the ability to improve your profit margins by minimising the impact of lost business and save money on your current phone bills too.|
|Monostudio - www.mono-studio.co.uk
Monostudio are an inspired mix of design & marketing know-how - affordable, forward-facing creative that won’t break the bank. We have worked with both corporate Veterinary entities and practices alike, providing realistic and achievable creative solutions online and in print. Proud to have worked with SPVS VMG Congress for over 5 years. The brains behind the branding.
|Since 1997 Mount International United Services has been a trusted provider of advanced diagnostic imaging equipment plus service and maintenance contracts to the medical and veterinary professions. MIUS supply & maintain CT scanners, CT Pod solutions, mobile & surgery based MRI, Fluoroscopy, Digital X-Ray and Ultrasound systems. A range of imaging training courses are also available.|
|Our experienced team have pioneered a veterinary compounding and reformulation service which supplies veterinary ‘Specials’ in accordance with cascade regulations and licenced by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD).
For further information please contact our Customer Service Team. Freephone: 0800 975 4840 or visit us at www.novalabs.co.uk
|Our whole sales team are Veterinary Nurses who understand your needs in practice. Come and see how we can help support your practice with our natural product range which is 100% exclusive to Veterinary Practices.|
|Pet Cremation Services - www.pcsonline.org.uk
Pet Cremation Services, a division of the Time-Right Group, our commitment to customer service is
Paramount. The company as built up a network of UK crematoria & cemeteries with an excellent reputation by offering a wide range of essential services within the small animal veterinary market place.
|Pet-ID Microchips provide the ultimate microchip solution for animal identification. We understand the importance of offering clients the right microchip and supply a variety of formats to suit implanter preference.|
|Unique and clinically proven, natural de-stress and calming range of products, which helps all pets in stressful situations such as visit to vets, new home, training, grooming, bonding, and party season. Works with pet’s own natural calming mechanisms and starts to help instantly. New additions in 2018 include de-stress and grooming and calming bandanas.|
|PetSavers is the charity division of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association. Since 1974 PetSavers has raised money to fund clinical veterinary studies to improve the diagnosis, management and treatment of serious illnesses and diseases that afflict companion animals.|
|On January 1st 2018 Photon Imaging Systems Ltd & Surgical Systems Ltd merged to become Photon Surgical Systems Ltd. We are now able to offer an even wider range of imaging and surgical veterinary equipment supported by highly experienced technicians.|
|Pioneer Veterinary Products are comprehensive suppliers to veterinary hospitals and surgeries.
We pride ourselves on supplying quality products at competitive prices, and delivering a fast, stress-free service. From product ranges and special offers, to ease of ordering, we aim to give you the very best.
|Protexin Veterinary is dedicated to producing innovative, research based products of the highest quality, providing a complete range of companion animal and equine products for the veterinary market.|
|Provet Cloud is the leading cloud based veterinary practice management system used by vets across the UK and Europe. Built on twenty years of knowhow, our intuitive system is at the forefront of practice management technology helping vets in all sectors of the veterinary profession including hundreds of first opinion practices, farm and equine vets as well as four large referral and university hospitals.|
|The RCVS is the regulatory body for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in the UK. We set, uphold and advance veterinary standards, and accredit practices under the Practice Standards Scheme.|
|Combining my veterinary background knowledge along with my love for watercolour painting, I have produced an individual range of quality cards which can be customised for your individual practice needs and offer exceptional value for money. NEW designs, Pet Casket Bags, Remembrance Seeds and Memory Envelopes now all available.|
|Shire Veterinary Insurance and Finance Brokers are a long standing veterinary supplier, with expert knowledge of the sector. Stop by their stand to find out more about how they can help your practice - whether it be via insurance, health cover, employee benefits or a whole host of financial services.|
|Manufacturers of handcrafted silver jewellery bearing pets’ actual paw prints. A great way to reward your team; to thank your loyal customers; and to support clients with a highly emotive, physical reminder of their beloved pets, when they need it most.|
|Simply Locums is a ground breaking recruitment platform that unites the veterinary community: bringing practices, vets and nurses together without the expensive costs associated with advertising and recruiting through agencies. Memberships start from just £250+VAT for practices and are completely free to vets and nurses. So why not join the revolution and be part of the solution with Simply Locums.|
|StreetVet is an award winning RCVS registered practice delivering free care to the homeless and their dogs on the streets of London, Brighton, Bristol, Plymouth and Cambridge.|
|Training-Progress is a training and document management system. It is designed to ensure you can track your team’s training and ensure that your whole team is working consistently to your business’s processes. It ensures swift, efficient inductions and provides valuable data for appraisals, compliance schemes and litigation protection. Team members are personally empowered to develop and peer to peer training is rewarded and recognised.|
|The go-to publication for anyone with an interest in how to make their veterinary practice work better. The UK's longest running independent veterinary business title continues to deliver the news, views and insights that matter.|
|VBS DIRECT K-Laser - rehabilitation and pain management laser for wounds, joints and much more. V-PET, proven canine and equine regenerative medicine for pain management and post-surgery. Practice branded supplements range - GMP, pharmaceutical grade and palatable. NEW: Vet Pod mobile utility room. Digicare monitors.
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|Educate clients and create selling opportunities whilst they are sat in the waiting room:
• No lengthy contracts or forced advertising!
• Personalised media – promote your clinics, services and products.
• Strengthen client relationships – encourage dialogue during consults
|The Veterinary Defence Society is a mutual insurance company run by and for veterinary surgeons, which:
Insures the practising profession against the effects of claims of negligence, including those resulting in human injury
Ensures each case is handled by an experienced veterinary colleague
Provides legal representation
Offers advice and guidance to members.
|Vet Dynamics is a business consultancy company that specialise in helping independent veterinary practice owners improve practice performance and empower veterinary teams to increase their happiness and harmony. Through data-analysis, mentoring and business CPD we empower veterinary teams to learn, grow and create happy, enjoyable workplaces.|
|Vet Viewer – Analyse. Benchmark. Monitor
Vet Viewer is a unique FREE benchmarking service for vet practices which allows you to better understand how you compare in activity to other anonymous vet practices. Discover vital information to inform strategic business decisions to maximise your performance.
|The Veterinary Pathology Group is a network of responsive labs and experienced practitioners across the UK and Ireland, consisting of TDDS, CTDS, PTDS, VLSI and Bridge Pathology.
Together we provide high quality diagnostic services to help Veterinary Surgeons deal with the daily challenges of practice. We offer diagnostic services and outstanding expertise in all aspects of Veterinary Pathology.
|VetHelpDirect for Vets is the leading specialist veterinary digital agency. Since 2006, we’ve been supporting practices with tailored websites, blogs, SEO, emails and Facebook. We are now also offering Live web chat for your website.
Our experienced digital marketing team includes vets, vet nurses and practice managers who provide trusted advice and expertise. VetHelpDirect run ‘Best UK Vet’ awards as well as the UK's number one dedicated vet review platform and directory.
|VetIT provides industry leading cloud practice management software for vets around the world. Our PMS provides advanced functionality, 21st century usability, excellent support and opportunities to improve your bottom line.
Without 3G or wifi? No problem! With our VetIT ‘On The Road ‘ App it allows you to easily manage all parts of your client communications, treatment and billing from your mobile phone or tablet. Especially designed for the times when you are away from the office.
|Vetlife provides Independent, confidential and free help for everyone in the veterinary community including veterinary nurses and students. Our charity provides a 24/7 phone and email helpline; professional mental health support; financial assistance; information and resources.|
|Vet-One is a cloud-based, practice management system.
As the first system to develop and install an online-hosted and remote veterinary software solution, Vet-One eliminates the need for expensive and high-maintenance servers.
From first opinion to referral and equine to livestock, all you need is a browser and an internet connection.
|Vet Record is the natural choice for veterinarians looking for jobs, and practices looking for the best candidates to fill vacancies. We provide online job listings, print job listings, a place for collating applications, digital job promotion and design support. We feature jobs in all sectors and locations across the UK and worldwide - we get results.|
|Vetstoria provides an Online Booking Software that allows your clients to book appointments from any device at any time. It is fully synchronised with your Practice Management Software diary and the client process is highly customisable to suit your website branding and specific scheduling needs.|
|Vetstream’s industry leading suite of online services, is the essential tool kit for all veterinary practices and institutions. All you’ll need is our TLC – Treat, Learn and Communicate. Offering peer reviewed online clinical reference sources, CPD e-learning, purpose built websites and online marketing services. Our comprehensive digital support offers the highest standard of care.|
|Vetsure provides Pet Insurance and Buying Group services to a growing network of veterinary members. The Vetsure Pet Insurance® strategy is entirely unique in that it operates a system of ‘Directional Care’ whereby policyholders are incentivised to use a developed network of service providers. Our Vetsure for Vets and Vetsure Platinum Buying Groups add value to suppliers, the consumer and the channel as a whole.|
|Governed by SPVS and chaired by Nick Lloyd, the VetXML Consortium is an industry body dedicated to the development of VetXML – an open common data format that facilitates electronic data exchange between practice management systems and industry suppliers for processes such as insurance claims, microchip registration, benchmarking and laboratory reports.|
|VetZ has successfully established itself as a leading provider for Practice Management Software in the European veterinary sector. As a growing, global company, VetZ can satisfy the constantly increasing requirements of the veterinarian market & its customers. Providing an all-embracing solution, easyVET is the only Practice Management Software with integrated diagnostic imaging; easyIMAGE pacs and the high premium XDR x-ray system. Included as standard, is a connection to our internet services on VetzXL.com; the biggest European hub for veterinarian data base and communication.|
|Effective, Automated Communication
The UK’s most successful client communications solution, helping over 5 millions pets & horses worldwide to enjoy healthier, happier lives.
Integrated marketing using automated SMS, email and post to deliver proactive client engagement & improved compliance for better health outcomes.
|Virtual Vet Derms (VVD) is a new telemedicine service set up by RCVS and European Veterinary Dermatology Specialist Sue Paterson MA VetMB DVD DipECVD FRCVS. The service is designed to bring the Specialist into the primary care veterinary practice to help veterinary surgeons manage their own cases without the need for referral. VVD consultant’s have expertise in all aspects of skin disease including endocrinology and oncology and can offer advice on any species from lizards to llamas. Clinicians upload photographs, any pertinent diagnostic tests and complete a brief history form to receive specific advice within 48 hours regarding clinical signs, differential diagnoses, recommended diagnostic tests and treatment options.|
|Vision4Vets is a waiting room tv service designed to help practices increase the frequency of client visits and plan uptake, whilst also helping drive clinic conversion rates and product sales. It is proven to capture and engage clients, with additional tools to follow up enquiries. The unique news, sport and entertainment feed combined with the flexibility to personalise screen content at practice level ensures every client visit is maximised.|
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