Tag: #VeterinaryServices

AVA Survey in to unpaid work now open.

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has launched a survey in collaboration with the University of Melbourne to identify the amount of unpaid work done by veterinarians. In 2003, “pro bono” veterinary services by privately owned veterinary practices were approximated at $30m, up from $17m in 1999.  The anonymous survey has […]

Access to veterinary care: evaluating working definitions, barriers, and implications for animal welfare

Humans have a moral obligation to meet the physical and mental needs of the animals in their care. This requires access to resources such as veterinary care, which is integral to achieving animal welfare. However, “access” to veterinary care is not always homogenous across communities and currently lacks a consistent […]

Investment company acquires VetPartners

In October, prominent international investment company, EQT, announced that it has agreed to acquire VetPartners, the largest provider of veterinary services in Australia and New Zealand, with the transaction expected to close by the end of 2023. With global experience in the animal health sector, the standalone deal will see […]