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 23 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 Sponsor

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.

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.

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.

Silver Sponsors

At VetPlus, we believe animals deserve the best possible products to help them enjoy life to the maximum. This is why we work tirelessly to develop high quality nutraceutical products, made from the best possible ingredients, in our state-of-the-art UK facility. For over 25 years, VetPlus has pioneered the development and acceptance of nutraceuticals within the veterinary profession. We are today a global leader in veterinary nutraceuticals and have distributors in over 30 countries. Having our own in-house Research & Development facility allows us to have complete control of the development and manufacturing process from start of finish, but also react quickly to the changing needs of vets and their patients. This enables us to continue to produce a steady stream of new and innovative products, as well as improve upon our existing range. For this reason, we continually invest in research and development, allowing us to continually bring you the highest quality products.

Bronze Sponsors

Today, Hill’s Pet Nutrition carries on the tradition of caring that began in 1939 with one remarkable veterinarian. Our Prescription Diet, Science Plan, and Vet Essentials pet foods offer the highest-quality pet nutrition available. We believe that nutrition is the cornerstone of veterinary medicine, helping to enrich the special relationships between people and their pets, and that the entire veterinary health care team plays an integral role in getting every pet the best nutrition and care possible.Our long-term investment in learning, technology, and talented scientists has helped us develop industry-leading product innovations, including the most extensive range of clinical nutrition products for sick, at-risk, and healthy pets.

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.

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.

Happy Hour Sponsor

Effective Communication, Profitable Results, Better Health Outcomes.

Fully automated, personalised client communications from the UK’s most successful veterinary solution. Helping pets worldwide to enjoy healthier, happier lives through timely educational messaging via SMS, email and post. Delivering improved compliance, increased profits, boosted online presence all whilst reducing workload for practices.

Business Photography Sponsor

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.


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.

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. 

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 Accredited Veterinary Receptionist award.

Colourful CPD is the leading provider of non-clinical skills training, supporting all roles in veterinary practice.

Our mission is to help each role contribute to the 4 outcomes of successful veterinary practice:

  • Clinical Resolution
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Financial Resolution
  • Colleague Satisfaction

Find out more at www.colourfulcpd.com.

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.

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.

Covetrus Global Technology Solutions (GTS) is a global animal-health technology and services company supporting the companion, equine and large animal veterinary markets.

With over 30+ years’ experience and trusted by over 22,000 practices in the UK, North America, Australia and New Zealand; we put veterinarians at the centre of everything we do, and work as a partner and extension of your healthcare team. Our practice management solutions enable clinics of all sizes to run more efficiently and effectively.

ezyVet is the next generation in cloud-based Practice Management software. An easy-to-use, all-in-one solution for Primary Care, Emergency, Specialty, and Universities. ezyVet is packed full of tools and features to help you run your practice to its full potential. Improve workflows, make informed business decisions and re-gain healthy a work-life balance. With 24/7 support and integrations with a host of quality partners, ezyVet lets vets focus on being vets.

FPU are commercial utility (gas/electricity) brokers of over 20 years and have been the preferred utliities 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 members.

At FutureCPD, we believe online veterinary CPD should be more than just Zoom PowerPoints. 

For us, CPD should be innovative and effective in its approach; an engaging experience that caters to different types of learning. Through FutureCPD, we’re looking to make a necessary change in this space — raising the bar in online CPD and ultimately, boosting vets & nurses’ confidence and improving outcomes for our patients.

Most of FutureCPD’s content is filmed with cinema-level, quality cameras at the Trimble Productions’ studios — bringing the audience closer to the speaker than ever before. Our membership includes:

Live HD sessions broken down into smaller, more manageable modules;

  • Bitesize case studies to give you practical tips from Specialists on their approach;
  • CPD quiz nights to really get you thinking about the topics at hand;
  • And live, interactive panel discussions with audience Q&A

We also want our progressive CPD service to be affordable. At just £19 per user per month, you can get access to high-definition content that caters for all learning styles. Practice memberships are available at a discounted rate of 25% per person; however at SPVS Congress we are asking you to quote us… Simply tell us how many vets & nurses at your practice would require access, and how much you think is fair to pay in year one – and we’ll shake your hand to make it happen! We’re keen to show as many vets as possible just how engaging and enjoyable online CPD can be – so don’t miss out on this ridiculously generous offer.

This exclusive offer is only available at SPVS Congress 2023.

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.

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.

Noble Futures are a leading specialist recruitment consultancy for the Animal Health, Agricultural, Equine & Pet industries in the UK, Ireland and Europe

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 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.

Plexi’s patient flow software allows forward-thinking practices to go paper-light, getting rid of whiteboards and paper hospitalisation sheets. Using Plexi improves efficiency, patient workflow, record-keeping and internal communication.

The app’s practice-wide and remote availability, built-in drug calculators and reminder systems keep tasks on track and on time, improving patient care and outcomes. At the same time, Plexi’s billing-capture feature significantly boosts practice profitability.

The Plexi team’s mission is one of continual improvement and striving to provide the best possible customer experience and support.

To learn more, contact us at www.plexi.vet

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.

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

At Rubric Law we provide a first class service and have operated nationally on behalf of veterinary practices and business owners since we established in 2011. We are a personable boutique law firm delivering trusted multi-service legal advice for veterinary practices, and our established track record in the UK veterinary market means your practice is in safe hands. With a wealth of experience we have forged a reputation as one of the leading solicitor firms in the sector.

We can help you with:

  • Employment contracts and issues.
  • Buying and selling your business.
  • Expansion and real estate.
  • E-commerce and data protection.

Drop by our stand and let’s talk about how we can best assist you.

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.

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!

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.

As a global animal health industry innovator, Shor-Line constantly reinvents and adds to an extensive array of products to help animal health professionals provide the best possible care for their companion animal patients and customers.

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.

VBJ is the only publication dedicated to the management and financial aspects of running a veterinary practice. For nearly 30 years, it has been the gold-standard industry journal for practice owners, managers and leaders who want to do business better. As such, it reaches the highest-value audience of genuine decision- makers with purchasing budget. VBJ is delivered monthly to more than 9000 veterinary business professionals.

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.

At VetCT, our mission is simple; to help all vets feel their best and be their best every day.

Since 2009, we have been providing world-leading specialist support to vets in practice through our multidisciplinary teleconsulting and teleradiology services. With the new VetCT App you can speak with one of our specialists in a matter of minutes about any of your cases. We work together with you towards the best outcome for your patients and clients, supporting learning real-time on cases and earning CPD with every interaction.

Our innovative services are designed to provide high quality, empathetic clinical support to provide reassurance and build confidence and skills, making life that little bit easier for vets at all stages of their career.

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.

Used by over 6m pet parents every year and trusted by more than 2,100 practices. We make it super easy for you to get positive online reviews, becoming an award-winning practice and communicate with clients via WhatsApp, text and Facebook.

Vet Pursuits is a brand new recruitment platform and website that exists to champion, support and promote veterinary professionals in clinical practice.  In addition to our unique and innovative jobs board, which allows clinics to fully showcase themselves, their brand and their values to potential new employees, our site also contains a wealth of information and resources, from career blogs to learning opportunities to practical and relevant support materials for those in client facing roles.

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 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.

At Vetted Recruitment we know veterinary and 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 want to assist veterinary practice owners in any way possible, to help them Attract, Develop and Retain fulfilled and profitable teams. The experience we have amassed throughout our combined decades of veterinary recruitment experience enables us to tailor make our service to your needs, and also affords us be adaptable as you need us to be. Let us devote our energy and dedication to fixing your recruitment requirements and help you reach your end recruitment goal.

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 recruitment specialists, and involves experts in data, marketing and HR. Each campaign runs up to a 120 day campaign window

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.

VisioCare Services UK provide a combination of software and application solutions to improve vet and client relationships, communication, and engagement. Using state of the art technology, we provide modern solutions suitable to 21st-century living. We work with veterinary practices to improve client confidence and understanding, relieving anxieties, and improving their practice experience; before, during and after consultations.

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