Congress 24 Sponsors and Exhibitors

We’re delighted that we’ll be joined at Congress by the following companies offering advice on marketing, recruitment, management, veterinary products and business development.

Come and visit us on the SPVS stand to meet the team and find out all our latest news and developments.

SPVS Congress 24 is the veterinary event designed by and for you – the home of quality interactions. If you’d like to exhibit or have any exhibitor or sponsor queries, please email exhibit@spvs-congress.co.uk

Platinum Sponsors

A complete range of trusted parasite treatments

Pets and owners have different lifestyles, which affects their needs and preferences for different parasite products. Elanco’s trusted range makes it easy for you to offer your clients a solution that is right for them.

Having a complete range of parasiticides puts us in a unique position to be able to support your business. Because our range covers multiple forms and indications, we can meet all of your clients’ needs, whilst also providing a joined-up approach to training your team and developing support plans.

Your Elanco Territory Business Manager can help develop your business in a number of areas, including client awareness, education, communication, and health plan performance.

PetsApp is a veterinary client communication tool that gives veterinary teams a more efficient way to utilise their available resources. With asynchronous chat, remote payments, wellness plans, integrated appointment booking and smart reminders – PetsApp has it all.

Gold Sponsors

Citation provide market leading Health & Safety, Employment Law and ISO certification services to the veterinary sector. We ensure you remain compliant and give you more time to spend with your clients. We can help you with your day to day issues as well as all your mandatory requirements such as electrical testing, legionella assessments, fire safety and asbestos. Citation also provide Employee Wellbeing & Assistance services, ISO Certification and RoSPA/CPD certified e-learning packages, so come along and see how we can help your practice thrive.

Bronze Sponsors

Simply Keyhole

Laparoscopy set up for the whole practice!

We provide advice, online resources and in-house live training with your own equipment for surgeons, nurses and your front of house team.

Get your laparoscopy service up and running safely and efficiently – it’s possible in any general practice!

Veterinary IT Services have been delivering professional, specialised support to vets for 17+ years. At Veterinary IT Services, we understand the ins and outs of running a successful veterinary practice.

Booking in appointments, liaising with clients, reviewing medication – each task falls under a single overarching goal: to provide exceptional patient care.

To help practices keep up with the evolving tech landscape, we offer customised solutions guaranteed to help.

Vetoquinol is the 9th largest Veterinary Pharmaceutical company in the world, with the wellbeing of animals and people at the heart of what we do. Our mission is to enrich lives through our dedication to animal health and welfare, we strive to provide customised solutions for a better planet and are proud to supply the UK market with long-standing, market-leading products alongside innovative new launches.

Your smart, client communications, a full suite of solutions, built for vets, by vets.
Totally automated, so you can concentrate on your patient care.

Happy Hour Sponsor

At the heart of Antech is our love for animals and our desire to see them live longer, healthier lives. We’re committed to supporting veterinary care teams with innovative diagnostic and imaging solutions — treating every sample as if it belongs to our own pets. Antech is helping drive the future of veterinary care as part of Mars Petcare, the world’s largest animal health company. 

Saturday Sponsor

Lupa – AI POWERED PETCARE

Lupa is the world’s first End-to-End Practice Management Software. Streamline your veterinary workflow with our all-in-one platform, featuring online booking, comprehensive medical records, powerful integrations, automated client comms, and so much more.

Enhanced with native AI-technology, Lupa offers a leading-edge user experience designed for efficiency and simplicity.

Lupa. Feel the Future.

Exhibitors

As one of the UK’s leading healthcare software companies, we understand what it takes to achieve success. Whether it’s managing your staff and HR needs, or supporting continuous professional development and ensuring compliance, our integrated software solutions are tailor-made to empower your practice for success.

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.

As the UK’s largest independently owned Vet led diagnostic laboratory, BattLab is dedicated to providing veterinary practices with an exceptional and personalised diagnostic service. Our aim is to help you make accurate assessments of your patients, from diagnosing diseases to optimising their health.

The lives of animals and humans are interconnected in deep and complex ways. We know that when animals are healthy, humans are healthier too. Across the globe, our 9,700 employees are dedicated to delivering value through innovation, thus enhancing the well-being of both.

Respect for animals, humans and the environment is at the heart of what we do. We develop solutions and provide services to protect animals from disease and pain. We support our customers in taking care of the health of their animals and protect our communities against life- and society-threatening diseases.

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 Associate Veterinary Receptionist award.

Companion Animal Health brings the most advanced technologies in pain management, rehabilitation, diagnostics, and regenerative medicine. Whether your goals are to heal and reduce pain, regenerate and repair tissues, diagnose and record treatment success, or provide rehabilitative modalities, Companion has a solution that will benefit your patients and your practice.

Companion Consultancy is a vibrant veterinary PR and marketing agency where digital creativity meets technical capability.

Established in 2002, we have over 30 years of in-house veterinary experience and a pool of creative talent. With industry insights and attention to detail, we deliver maximum results to suit all clients and budgets.

In 2015, our sister company, Veterinary Woman, was established in order to create a platform to discuss women’s health and well-being within the industry and raise the profile of talented individuals both in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Later on in early 2023, our second sister company, Companion Design Studio was created in order to provide high-quality design for the vet and pet industry, crafted by talented designers who work alongside experienced veterinary professionals to provide you with the confidence that designs will always be both creative and accurate.

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.

You want your client communications to be easy. As easy as WhatsApp. We provide barrier-free messaging, payments, product requests and more between you and your clients. It’s all via WhatsApp and it’s loved by our users.

We know that everyone learns differently – so why do all online CPD providers look the same?

Elearning.Vet is the number one veterinary education platform for vets, nurses and practices. Utilising a combination of teaching formats such as studio-filmed courses, webinars, panel discussions, quiz nights, bitesize clips, podcasts and virtual conferences we cater for everyone within practice.

Not only this, but we are aware how tight budgets are both personally and for practices – so we are working to ensure that our content is not just enjoyable and engaging, but actually affordable as well. We offer flexible memberships for individuals from £10 on a rolling monthly basis, or for practices at discounted rates.

Elite Veterinary Staffing Solutions are expert recruiters striving to support Veterinary Practices achieve clinical, operational and commercial success. With veterinary industry experience, we bring a fresh approach to recruiting pivotal staff and are the UK’s experts in non clinical recruitment. A risk free approach to sourcing top talent, widening the net and ensuring the best possible fit for your practice.

FPU are commercial utility (gas/electricity) brokers of over 20 years and have been the preferred utilities partner for SPVS for 9 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 members.

Graduate Development Programmes for Independent Veterinary Practices

Founded in 2018, Grads to Vets is committed to providing support for recently graduated vets as they begin their careers in small animal or equine practice. Our comprehensive CPD and mentoring programmes are designed to facilitate the professional growth of graduates whilst equipping practice teams with the essential resources and expertise needed to create a thriving work environment for graduate vets.

Our programme presents independent practices with an opportunity to attract new talent with structured external CPD and mentoring. Enrolment is now open for our next cohort of graduates, starting in September 2024.

The Hazlewoods dedicated team of veterinary accountants and business advisers has over 30 years’ experience in the veterinary sector and an 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. The Veterinary team are committed to supporting independent practices and advise on practice buy-ins, retirements, practice profitability and business strategy for the independent practice.

IDEXX is a global leader in pet healthcare innovation. Our diagnostic and software products and services create clarity in a complex and evolving world. We help pets lead fuller lives by giving veterinarians the tools, technology, and insights to see clearly and get the answers they need.

J.A.K Marketing is a leading independent veterinary supply company providing a full range of consumables and equipment. The friendly team have been supporting practices for over 25 years and can assist you with sales support and technical enquires.

Lloyd & Whyte provide professional financial planning and insurance advice tailored to veterinary professionals. Having been in partnership with the BVA for over 15 years, they have helped countless vets take care of what matters to them – at home and in the work place.

Meet ManyPets. We love pets, which is why we’re on a mission to make the world a better place for pets and their parents. We’ve helped keep half a million pets healthy and happy since 2017, and there are many reasons thousands of pet parents are joining us every day. Over the past few years we’ve won awards for our customer service and our product continues to lead the pack. We offer pet insurance policies with a range of pet health benefits that are designed to meet the needs of pets and pet parents. Love every moment. Love ManyPets.

MiLab – comprehensive range of analyser with UK support, excellent knowledge of products along with tailor made training to suit every individual, our package is second to none. We offer integration with your PMS. Comprehensive range of consumables. Come and talk to us about our bespoke personalised service.

At Moore Scarrott Veterinary, we are accountants and a dedicated veterinary advisory business, which has been constantly developing and evolving over the last 20 years. Representing over 300 practices across the UK, we are able to cater for practices of all shapes and sizes across the whole of the UK delivering nationally recognised specialist financial, taxation, practice start up and practice management advice to the veterinary profession.

Surgical Mentoring

At MSM Vets we aim to close the ever-widening gap between first opinion and referral surgery. Our surgeons come to your practice and mentor you through the procedures you wish to retain in house. Happy clients, happy pets, fulfilled clinical staff. It even qualifies as CPD.

Soft tissue, orthopaedic, laparoscopic & endoscopic procedures are all covered.

Surgery. At MSM Vets we believe passionately that surgery should remain in general practice. Whether you have had a career break, are just starting out or want to progress the practice offering, we are here to help. We fully support the training of nurse surgeons as well, seeing how integral they are going to be to general practice in the coming years. We have mentored everything from cat castrates to orthopaedic surgery and have over 40 years of general practice experience between us. We understand the pressures of general practice having owned and run a large group of practices and mentored in many more.

Laparoscopy is a rapidly expanding field in first opinion practice primarily driven by the ‘keyhole spay’. Becoming familiar with the equipment, new handling skills and procedure choices can be a daunting (and expensive) task. The rewards of introducing laparoscopic surgery into your practice however are many. We can tailor your experience with MSM Vets to align with your current level of equipment, staff, skill-level and goals.

Established in 1969 Norbrook Laboratories Ltd. is a leading global veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturer with a long-held reputation for delivering top quality established products such as Noroclav, Loxicom, and Peptizole; along with some of our more recent developments such as Thyronorm® and Moxiclear®.

We look forward to welcoming SPVS delegates to our stand to discuss our practice staff development and customer engagement ideas that can result in improvements which benefit the practice and your clients.


Are Animal Health Certificates causing headaches at your practice?
OVForm makes the process of issuing AHCs super simple so that you can get them done fast!
With just a few clicks and the relevant information, our software generates a completed, accurate AHC ready to stamp and sign.

  • Save time
  • Reduce errors
  • Reduce stress

Pet Cremation Services has 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. At PCS an individual pet cremation is carried out in single chambers which mean one pet to one chamber. Sustainability is fundamental to our team’s and company’s continuous development with numerous initiatives leading to internal and product changes to help reduce the impact on the environment.

The ultimate microchip solution

Pet-ID is a specialist manufacturer and multi-channel supplier with over 20 years’ experience in the field of animal identification, serving customers from all animal welfare sectors. In addition, Pet-ID is a leading supplier to wildlife conservation projects in the UK and overseas.

Pet-ID offers standard 12mm microchips in various implant formats and the 8mm mini chip in syringe format. Needles are precision engineered to ensure both strength and sharpness, offering effortless implantation.

Registration using PMS solutions connected to VetXML/Vet Envoy or online using desktop browsers and mobile devices.

Petplan is the UK’s No.1 pet insurance provider and is proud to have been working with the veterinary industry for over 40 years, offering unrivalled support for veterinary staff. We focus on covering the costs so you can provide the best veterinary care possible. Visit petplanvet.co.uk for more information.

Pet Proactive partners with independent veterinary practices to offer unbelievably simple pet insurance for treatments and referrals through the practice. Combining this with our data analytics expertise, we help vets to boost practice income and improve pet health outcomes.

Pet Protect is a UK pet insurance company founded in 1983 and based in Redhill. We’ve been providing pet insurance for over 35 years to help pet parents cover the cost of expensive vet bills if their cat or dog becomes ill or is unwell. Our in-house customer service and claims teams offer expert advice, provide a dedicated service and support our policyholders. Combined with our passion for pets and comprehensive Lifetime cover we can provide the peace of mind that pet owners need to help their pets live healthy and happy lives.

Photon Surgical Systems provides new and used equipment as well as servicing and repairs to the Veterinary & Human Medical Professions at realistic prices. We pride ourselves on our customer service and are happy to offer as much help as needed regardless of the query size.

A reliable and comprehensive supplier to veterinary practices and hospitals. Together we strive to maximise efficiency whilst maintaining high levels of patient care.

Our agile approach to consistently provide quality affordable products, alongside our commitment to best practice and advancing education, ensures our customers can concentrate on being veterinary professionals.

PitPat® is a rapidly growing pet wellness company based in Cambridge, UK. Our Dog Care Platform® helps pet parents keep their dogs happy, healthy and safe with subscription-free wearables (activity monitor / GPS tracker), nutrition (weighing bowl / portioned food), insurance (linked to activity) and treatments (data-driven recommendations).

SMARTER DECISIONS. SMARTER CARE. Probo Medical is a leading Veterinary diagnostic imaging equipment and service provider in Europe. We empower Veterinary professionals to make smarter purchasing decisions by offering new and fully refurbished quality diagnostic imaging products and services for top brands. Only the Best Service and Support. Our services are comprehensive — partner with us for repairs, rentals, replacements, and more. More for Less.

Our customers typically save 25% or more when compared to similar OEM contracts. The services are performed by OEM trained Probo Medical employees, many with over twenty years of experience. Our Services Include:
Service Contracts
Equipment Sales
Rentals
Financing
CPD Courses & CT Seminars
MRI Safe Patient Monitoring & IV Pump Sales & Services
CT & MRI Pods
Buttonology Courses

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.

QMS is synonymous with affordable radiology imaging equipment, support and service

 Our sales, maintenance and service, equipment buy-back and rental solutions span most OEM imaging equipment types including CT, MRI, X-Ray, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, and Ultrasound.

QMS support and enable hospitals to significantly reduce their maintenance costs whilst maintaining maximum uptime and optimum performance of their equipment. Our focus is providing the highest standards in service delivery, whilst maintaining all important flexibility for our clients.

We understand the pressure radiology departments face on a daily bases and the importance for the very best equipment maintenance to ensure the highest possible standard of service to patients.

As a regulator, we set, uphold and advance veterinary standards. As a Royal College, we promote, encourage and advance the study and practice of the art and science of veterinary surgery and medicine. We do all these things in the interests of animal health and welfare, and in the wider public interest.

Our vision is to be recognised as a trusted, compassionate and proactive regulator, and a supportive and ambitious Royal College, underpinning confident veterinary professionals of whom the UK can be proud.

Read our strategic plan

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.

Scrubs Uk are official stockists of all major brands of scrubs including Skechers, Dickies, Cherokee, Koi, Simki and Barco.  We are proud to supply the NHS as well as the private sector with customer service being at the heart of our business.

All personalisation of uniforms is completed in house by our specialist team of embroidery technicians meaning that we can complete your order in a timely fashion.  Attention to detail is paramount for our team and we are always happy to customise your order to suit your needs.

One of our friendly team are always at the end of the phone to help you with your requirements.

Shire Veterinary Insurance and Finance Brokers has for over thirty years provided veterinary specific solutions including general insurance, private medical and employee benefits, funding for start-ups, to buy into an existing practice, asset finance and alterations to existing sites. Shire partner with DFM who provide specialist financial planning for the Veterinary Sector.

SPVS is a not-for-profit organisation for professionals within the veterinary industry. It promotes responsible leadership by providing tools and resources that enable members to develop and expand their business and leadership skills.

Talkatoo is reinventing dictation software by making it multi-platform, easy-to-use, and compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems. The built-in veterinary dictionary recognizes the industry-specific terms vet-med practitioners use everyday to deliver quick and accurate dictation. Talkatoo works in all practice management systems, in any browser, on any email platform, and beyond––anywhere you regularly type, you can talk. Using Talkatoo saves veterinary professionals significant time on tedious record-keeping to reduce burnout and allow them to spend more time with their patients and on their own self-care.

The Veterinary Defence Society is a mutual insurance company run by and for veterinary surgeons, which:

  • insures the practising profession against the effects of negligence claims
  • ensures each case is handled by an experienced veterinary colleague
  • provides legal representation
  • offers training, advice and guidance to members.

For over three decades, Veterinary Instrumentation have been at the forefront of the animal healthcare community we proudly serve.

Founded by a pioneering vet, John Lapish, the wellbeing of animals and the advancement of the industry is our passion and mission.

With a portfolio of over 5,000 products to select from, our dynamic and comprehensive range of Surgical and Orthopaedic Instrumentation, Joint Surgery and Fracture Fixation products, allow Practices and users to consolidate and drive value from their clinical service through one reputable source.

Underpinning the above, is over 90 years of in-Practice experience through our dedicated team of Veterinary nurses, delivering a remote consultation and partnership approach to support you and your Practice.

Ongoing training and education is a cornerstone of the veterinary profession, and we are proud to support over 165 CPD courses a year globally as well as having our own brand new e-learning platform.

At Vi, one of our latest innovations is the Veterinary Instrumentation Partnership Programme which enables customers to access discounts across the Vi range, annual cash rebates and full access to training resources such as our brand new e-learning platforms and surgery guides.

Through constructive dialogue with animal healthcare professionals, our goal is to advance animal healthcare together.

At Vet Dynamics, we believe independent practices provide enormous value to their communities and that the humans managing them deserve a fulfilling, rewarding life. Which is why we’re on a mission to help them succeed.

We’re a small team with a large network of collaborators. Lead by founders Alan and Vicky Robinson, we have many and varied skills and life experiences, from within and beyond the veterinary sector. And it’s this rich mix that enables us to support, advise and guide professionals at every stage of their veterinary journey.

Through world leading CPD, coaching and diagnostic software, we develop people, practice and performance in veterinary business. We empower practice owners and their teams to thrive, with tools and learning that stay with them for life.

VetsDigital is Europe’s leading digital marketing agency for the veterinary sector.

Founded by vet and digital expert Susie Samuel, our teams excel in helping businesses across the veterinary sector to educate, gain and retain their ideal clients using the latest digital marketing tools and strategies.

Vetlife is a charity which provides independent, confidential, and free support to the veterinary community through its three services:

All in the veterinary community are welcome to contact the Vetlife Helpline including vet nurses, non-clinical staff, and students.

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 references sources, CPD e-learning, purpose built websites and online marketing services. Our comprehensive digital support offers the highest standard of care.

Vetsure for Vets is a collaborative network of like-minded members – founded by vets for vets. Through Buysure, our innovative Buying Group, we negotiate top supplier discounts on large animal, equine and small animal products for our members, protecting stocks and securing access to in-demand medicines when there are UK supply issues. Through Vetsure Pet Insurance, we direct pet owners to the doors of accredited practices. We link prevention with cure, and we reward pet owners for keeping their pets healthy through our Health Plans.

At Vetted Recruitment we’re not like our competitors. We really do know veterinary and our experience is as unique as your practice.

Our mission is simple, helping our practices hire great people, and helping great people find the perfect practice.

This is a very challenging time for recruitment within our profession and we’re committed to standing by independent veterinary practice owners, to help them Attract, Develop and Retain fulfilled and profitable teams.

Our breadth of experience and adaptability are the cornerstones of our approach, allowing us to seamlessly tailor our services to align with your distinct requirements; whatever they may be.

Vet Times is the only weekly publication that serves as a comprehensive resource for all veterinary professionals. It is brought to you by the publishers Vet Times, VN Times, and VBJ. The publication offers a wide range of content, including: Latest News, Articles and Professional Topics, CPD Management, Job Listings and Advice and Opinions.

Vet Times Jobs taking the hard work out of recruitment. We will deliver the required number of credible CVs to fulfil your vacancy using our sophisticated marketing tools and audience reach. This is a multichannel, multiphase campaign deployed and managed by our clinician-led recruitment specialists, and involves experts in data, marketing and HR.

At VetX International, we help humans get along so workplaces thrive. We exist to help practice owners run great businesses and vets learn the professional skills needed to thrive in practice.

Our signature ‘Leaders’ course is a unique, end-to-end training program where practice managers and team leaders learn the skills required to operate a modern practice in a post- covid world.

Complimenting this, our ‘Thrive’ course for associate vets teaches vets how to cope with life in practice. To date we’ve helped many practices around the world attract and retain their talent by offering an outsourced learning and mentoring community focussed on performance.

If you are looking to grow your practice in a sustainable way, and reduce the stress of practice management, let’s talk.

VidiVet is your practice’s digital clinical 24/7 triage service. Putting your practice at the centre of your customer journey, VidiVet is proven to enhance customer experience, reduce pressure on your team, increase average transaction volume, enhance diagnostic opportunities and support your customers even when the practice is closed.

VidiVet is manned by a remote experienced vet team who all work to support your practice and not add pressure onto your team.

XLVets is a community of independently-owned veterinary practices. We believe, by working together, we can achieve so much more. XLVets Member Practices work collaboratively, sharing knowledge, experience and skills, to:

  • Achieve excellence in veterinary practice
  • Maintain the highest levels of customer care and animal welfare
  • Be employers of choice
  • Champion independent veterinary practice