02/06/2010

Right Sizing a ‘Tremendous Opportunity’

From May 2010, Hill’s™ Science Plan™ Canine is moving from a 15 Kg bag to a 12 Kg bag, maintaining the lower price per kilo pricing already announced. The previous price reduction announced in April has been applied proportionately alongside the smaller bag size, and so this sizing change creates the opportunity for shoppers to […]

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18/05/2010

Vetpol celebrates 1st birthday!

Launched last year to unite the whole veterinary community, Vetpol® has just celebrated its 1st birthday. “We are delighted with the response and feedback this far” says Caroline Johnson, joint founder of this social, business and networking site. “We have members representing every role in veterinary practice as well as suppliers of products and services […]

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20/04/2010

Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company New to the UK

As the veterinary pharmaceutical industry becomes increasingly dominated by large merged multinational companies, new entrants have become increasingly rare. Not only is the latest arrival on the UK veterinary scene unusual in that it makes its entrance with a significant portfolio of products but also Eurovet Animal Health Ltd has AUV as its parent company, […]

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01/03/2010

Pet Insurance – posted by Caroline Johnson

 Pet insurance is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK insurance industry with growth of income premiums of 13% in 2008; most of this growth is fuelled by the increasing cost of premiums.*   Perhaps no wonder then that one group of practices has teamed up with an insurer to develop their own policy […]

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22/02/2010

Vets Reminded of Requirements to Register

Janssen Animal Health is reminding veterinary practices, pharmacists and animal health retailers that the Veterinary Medicines Regulations now require them to register their premises if they wish to sell the poultry wormer, Flubenvet® 240 gram1. The premises have to be approved as category 8 distributors of premixes containing specified feed additives and Veterinary Medicinal Products […]

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