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VetPartners announces expansion into Spain
Vet and managing director Augusto Macias is overseeing VetPartners' operation and expansion into Spain.
The UK-based group also owns practices in Italy, Switzerland, France and Spain. 

VetPartners has announced the purchase of two practices in Spain as part of its continued expansion into the European market.

The UK-based veterinary group has acquired Praxia, one of Spain's leading veterinary practices, together with the Medican Veterinary Center in Madrid.

Based in Alicante, Praxia works with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Murcia and provides residencies in various specialities, including cardiology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology and surgery.

The Medican Veterinary Center has an operating room with a team providing emergency, ultrasound, ophthalmologist, cardiologist and dental services.

VetPartners' operation and expansion into Spain is being overseen by vet and managing director Augusto Macias.

The Group first expanded into mainland Europe in 2019 with the acquisition of practices in Italy. It has since acquired practices in Switzerland, France, and Germany.

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VET Festival returns for 2022

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 VET Festival, the unique CPD opportunity, is returning for 2022, running from 20 to 21 May.

The outdoor event, held at Loseley Park in Guildford, will feature 17 education streams, with a dedicated stream covering veterinary wellness, leadership and management topics. The festival will feature veterinary speakers from around the world, with the opportunity to collect 14 hours of CPD across the two-day event.

Alongside veterinary education, VET Festival will also offer wellbeing activities such as yoga and mindfulness activities, with the popular VETFest Live Party Night making a return for 2022.

Tickets available here.  

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Free webinar on rearing better heifers

A free webinar is being held by Volac to help dairy farmers rear better heifers. Marking the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board's (AHDB) 'Great British Calf Week', the webinar is scheduled to take place at 12.15pm - 1.45pm on Thursday 3 February 2022.

Focusing on the management input needed to produce better heifers, the webinar will explore practical tips for better calf rearing, sustainable growth through effective calf nutrition, and the importance of sustainable ingredients in calf milk formulas.

Anyone interested in attending can register here.