The corporatisation of Australia’s veterinary industry

The corporatisation of Australia’s veterinary industry is causing anxiety for some independent practice owners. But whether you want to cash in or compete, the rapid expansion of corporate networks could be putting the power back into your hands. By Shane Conroy The rapid corporatisation of Australia’s veterinary industry is set to continue at pace with…

Breed-related disease: The Rottweiler

John K. Rosembert The Rottweiler is a breed of domestic dog regarded as medium-to-large, or large. The dogs were known in German as Rottweiler Metzgerhund, meaning Rottweil butchers’ dogs, because they are descends from dogs used by the Romans to drive the herds that fed the army as it marched through Europe. Along the way,…

Veterinary clinics report double-digit growth in June

Revenue and new-client numbers rose sharply compared with 12 months earlier, a VHMA survey shows. Companion animal practices fared well in June despite the pandemic and economic recession, according to the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association. A survey of 644 member practices revealed average revenue growth of 14.6% in June compared with the same month in 2019.…

Breed-related disease: American Bobtail

John K. Rosembert The American Bobtail is an uncommon breed of domestic cat which was developed in the late 1960s, which descends from a short-tailed kitten acquired by a couple John and Brenda Sanders during a vacation to Arizona. It is a medium to large, semi-cobby cat. Their sturdy bone structure and well-developed musculature, along…

Bioguard Attends 19th Second General Meeting of TCVA

The Bioguard Corporation has attended the 19th Second General Meeting and Continuing Education and Training of Veterinarians on July 26, 2020 at Beitun District, Taichung City. Strictly following the COVID 19 prevention measures, members of the TCVA gathered. Booths were installed to display different veterinary products. In Bioguard’s post, high quality veterinary diagnostic kits were…

Peter Wells Joins Vetsina Animal Diagnostics As Chairman

Vetsina Animal Diagnostics has appointed former Global Head of Research and Development with Novartis Animal Health, Dr. Peter Wells as its first Chairman. Dr. Wells has extensive experience in the animal health pharmaceutical industry having held senior positions in major global companies for almost 30 years. Mainly involved in directing the research and development of…