PANORAMA MEDIVET WATCH

Page last updated at Mars is now very aggressively pursuing the vet sector in the US and Europe… Banfield were the absolute giants of the veterinary laboratory sector in the US. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets CSS if you are able to do so. If anything they might even operate at an even higher level. So what is the potential fall-out of this programme? I would think they’ll loose many clients as a result of this program. Conor Brady After a doctorate studying the effects of nutrition on the behaviour and gut morphology of animals, five years with Guide Dogs as a trainer and supervisor, some success on Dragons Den with the finest raw dog food company and the last few years both writing and speaking on canine nutrition and health, I can say with some confidence that the pet food and drug industry cares not a jot for the health of your pet. Who knows how many of them are going on.

By Jeangenie Date I also hope they review their accreditation system of vet practices and bring in that any practice that keeps in-patients, have to have staff present on-site at night which isn’t the case at the moment. So what is the potential fall-out of this programme? On completion of the transaction, AniCura will … continue to pursue the expansion of its brand and high quality standards of medicine in Europe. Mars is now very aggressively pursuing the vet sector in the US and Europe… Banfield were the absolute giants of the veterinary laboratory sector in the US. Last month my thirteen-year-old miniature dachsund, Jenna, developed a swollen eye. When Medivet took over the local private vets I used it didn’t take me long to feel uncomfortable and move to a another small local vet. That said, my vet friends run brilliant, fair establishments.

Ireland allowed them in in As for nurses in vet practices, improvement would begin by adopting the model of registration and regulation used in Nursing, and by giving the title Veterinary Nurse statutory recognition. The programme was disturbing in parts, and on the issue of needless tests and procedures, well, that has been a hot topic for years, and not just in the MediVet arena. Something I hope will never ever happen to my vet surgery.

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Conor Brady After a doctorate studying the effects of nutrition on the behaviour and gut morphology of animals, five years with Guide Dogs as a trainer and supervisor, some success on Dragons Den with the finest raw dog food company and the last few years both writing and speaking on canine nutrition and health, I can say with some confidence that the pet food and drug industry cares not a jot for the health of your pet.

However, this has les importance to the organisation than making sure the money keeps coming in.

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Editor’s Choice ‘We don’t have dinner at home’ Cher Lloyd: The Mars buy-out, bottom line… Corporate ownership of veterinary surgeries is a relatively new thing in this part of the world. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Media requires JavaScript to play. She revealed evidence of questionable bills, animals poorly treated, and an unrepentant vet struck off for panorana. And the aatch nurse who did admit that she would go ballistic if her pet was treated in this way – should have been sacked – she clearly knew what she was doing!

Story Tools Bookmark with: During that one year alone they managed panorqma increase their operating profit by a staggering Yet another programme that makes me want to hold my dogs tight and be thankful that I trust my vets implicitly. Please Login to Post your Reply. Who knows how many of them are going on. Therefore, it is hard to believe it was just an isolated episode.

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Anybody here ever heard of a US mega-company called Valeant? The complaints were not upheld because they concerned clinical issues mdivet than issues of professional behaviour.

It used to be that vet practices had to be owned by a vet. Even my own doctor is a small, local practice based in a converted house, not a health centre. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets CSS enabled.

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And they are a VERY successful company, financially speaking. And these are just the major buyouts. A single buyout of a veterinary hospital is not worth column inches. Corporate ownership of veterinary surgeries is a relatively new thing in this part of the world. Can’t watch it, tried to but not in the right frame of mind to do so! Pet owners who take best practice on trust are in for a shock.

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Vet John Robb found this out to his horror. There’s been a press release today from the major veterinary associations saying the RCVS have asked the BBC for all information and proof so they can investigate Medivet carefully. When Medivet took over the local private vets I used it didn’t take me long to feel uncomfortable and move to a another small local vet.

One has to ask where the RCVS is on this one.

Maximising income cannot allow for practices to close during such times, even watcg the effect on animals already in strange and unsettling conditions cannot be calculated. Nothing short of total exoneration and exculpation.

I strongly hope the RCVS investigate and take action. I don’t like chain anythings really – it gets de-personalised.

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What we do know is that Mars are now undoubtedly the biggest corporation in the veterinary practice game. On top of their panorrama pursuit of independent veterinary practices, Medivet are now buying up veterinary supply companies and laboratories. By flattiemum Date Banfield has access to over 2 million dogs and half a million cats, a result of them operating more than hospitals in 43 US states, as well as medivwt more than 13, associates, including 2, licensed veterinarians.

That said, my vet friends run brilliant, fair establishments. The Hendon branch of Medivet was intimately involved in that case and two of the vets there were the subjects of complaints and investigated by the RCVS.