About us

A group of

Established in October 2015, VetPartners is made up of some of the UK’s most respected and trusted small animal, equine, mixed and farm practices and production animal health businesses.

In addition, we have an ever growing network of referral practices to support vets to offer specialist care for small animal and equine patients.

VetPartners has c160 veterinary practices in the UK, with c7,500 employees working in c500 sites across the UK and from its headquarters in York.

In 2019, we expanded into Europe with the addition of practices in Italy. VetPartners is now in France, Germany, Spain, Portugal and Ireland.

We also diversified to include a small animal veterinary nursing school, an equine nursing school, laboratories, a research dairy, a locum agency and pet crematoriums.

The VetPartners family

We are

We’re called VetPartners because we believe in working in true partnership with our family of practices.

Working in collaboration with practices, we care for people, their pets and our profession, and have created a culture of warmth and belonging.

Our story.

VetPartners was established in October 2015 with three practices, including Minster Vets in York, where our CEO and founder Jo Malone was a director and vet.

Our teams.

We have c8,000 employees working in c550 sites across Europe and from our headquarters in York. We provide centralised support tailored to individual practice requirements in areas such as operations, people support, finance, IT, purchasing and marketing.

Our sustainability strategy

Looking forward together.

We are committed to developing our business in an efficient, ethical, sustainable and profitable way.

As a diverse, highly skilled and growing group, veterinary professionals have a vital role to play in the transition to a sustainable economy.