Practices join CVS

CVS (UK) Ltd has announced the acquisition of four new small animal practices, bringing the company’s practice division portfolio to 276 sites. The practices are:

Westmoor Veterinary Hospital: A small animal hospital in Tavistock, Devon

Aylsham Vets: A small animal practice in Aylsham, Norfolk

Townsend Veterinary Practice: A small animal practice in Bromsgrove, West Midlands

Woodlands Veterinary Group: A small animal veterinary hospital in Plymouth.

Simon Innes, Chief Executive of CVS, comments:   ”Our ability to offer veterinary staff a diverse range of career options, as well as our significant investments in infrastructure and CPD are continuing to prove attractive and we are experiencing strong interest from practices across the country in becoming part of the CVS Group.  We are delighted to welcome these new members.”

CVS UK Ltd is the largest and fastest-growing mixed practice corporate veterinary group in the UK.  Founded in 1999 and run, principally by vets, it employs more than 3,000 staff at its practices and surgeries across the UK and in its related veterinary businesses, including an online pharmacy, three pet crematoriums and five veterinary laboratories.

Key to its success is CVS’ ability to attract ambitious veterinary staff and to invest in their clinical skills, knowledge and in research to drive the profession forward.  It also provides the business support to ensure its diverse range of small animal, large animal and equine practices achieve their full potential.   CVS’  guiding principles include a commitment to excellence in all aspects of its work and a focus on building long-term relationships with its customers and suppliers.  The company  works in close partnership with the wider veterinary profession and industry colleagues.