Award-winning Broad Lane Vets becomes latest practice to join the XLVet community

Photo shows vet Elly Pittaway with Stumpy the dog

Elly Pittaway and Stumpy Broad Lane Vets in Coventry has been welcomed by the XLVet community as its latest new member. The first opinion, small animal practice employs 60 people and operates across three sites. An RCVS-accredited general practice that has achieved Gold Standard Cat Friendly status, Broad Lane Vets was awarded the Timewise Award […]

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New Initiative Aimed at Changing Practice Culture

Hundreds of vet practices are being encouraged to adopt a new initiative aimed at improving learning, wellbeing and clinical standards. Vets4Pets and Companion Care practices across the UK are now signing up to ‘Just Culture’, an organisation-wide initiative that embraces, among other things, not tolerating a culture of blame and shame at any level. ‘Just […]

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Hawthorn Veterinary centre relocates to brand new village centre location

Jonathan and Annelise Underwood Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries, West Sussex, is proud to announce that their Henfield branch is to relocate from its current premises on the outskirts of the village into one of the most prominent locations in Henfield  village centre. The new premises will see the practice expand into 3 consulting rooms, 2 theatres […]

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XLVets welcomes leading equine and small animal practice Connaught House Vets to its community

Image shows Sue Taylor of Connaught House Vets with a horse

Senior Partner at Connaught House Vets, Sue Taylor Connaught House Vets– a 12 vet practice in Wolverhampton – has joined the XLVets community of independent practices. The practice was one of the first in the country to gain Hospital status in 1977 and it provides racecourse veterinary services to four racecourses, including the world-renowned Aintree. […]

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SPILLERS™ funds PhD student to advance laminitis research

SPILLERS™, via the brand’s science arm THE WALTHAM™ Equine Studies Group, is assisting with funding a PhD student to support research into evidence-based biomarkers to help identify animals at risk of developing pasture-associated laminitis. Ultimately the researchers hope the work will improve animal welfare by allowing for timely preventative interventions. Ashley Ward, who was appointed […]

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