At VetsSouth we aim to offer the best CPD in a great, accessible venue with a fun and lively atmosphere along with good food and an exhibition showcasing the latest products and services from companies within the profession.
Thank you to all of the delegates, sponsors and exhibitors from VetsSouth 2016. We hope you enjoyed it and will return in 2017.
VetsSouth 2017 will be on February 8th and 9th 2017 at Sandy Park. Planning is underway and a programme will be announced after VetsNorth 2016 has concluded.
If you have any requests for VetsSouth 2017 please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Whilst we cannot facilitate all suggestions we will take a look at them all.
Speakers & Subjects
VetsSouth 2017 will be held at Sandy Park, Exeter EX2 7NN
on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th February.
There will be plenty going on at VetsSouth 2017 next February. Keep an eye on this website, follow us on Facebook and Twitter and of course see the latest issue of Veterinary Practice magazine for the latest news and announcements.
See the hotels page to book local accommodation, some at a preferential rate
Feedback form prize draw
A big congratulations to Gillian Taylor who's feedback form was drawn from the hat and won a bottle of Champagne as well as a 2 day pass to next year's event. We look forward to seeing you there Gillian.
Feedback from this year listed several subjects that delegates would like to be included. The vast majority scored the CPD at 9 or 10 so we have a high standard to live up to next year.
We hope to be in a position to announce a programme in autumn 2016.
If you do have any further feedback or suggestions please email us at email@example.com. Thank you to all delegates who returned their feedback forms. They are all read and help us to shape the event.
Ipad Air 2 and cover
A big congratulations to Anja Peter who correctly answered all the questions and was the entry drawn from the hat.
Anja won an iPad Air 2 complete with a cover. The contributing stands all had answers to questions which delegates needed to ask.
Thank you to all of the contributing stands whos logos can be see in the picture.
How to get the session notes
The session notes were produced in a booklet sponsored by Dechra. If you have misplaced or would like to get the session notes online please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
VetsSouth 2016 speakers and subjects
SARAH HEATH, BVSc, DipECAWBM(BM), CCAB, MRCVS, European Veterinary Specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Companion Animals)
MATTHEW OXFORD, BVM&S, GPCert(SAS), MRCVS
ANTHONY CHADWICK, BVSc, CertVD, MRCVS
DAVID GRANT, MBE, BVetMed, CertSAD, FRCVS
CAROLINE SMITH, BVetMed, MVetMed, DACVECC, DECVECC, MRCVS
JOHN CHITTY, BVetMed, CertZooMed, MRCVS
Feline medicine and surgery:
ANDREW H. SPARKES, BVetMed, PhD, DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS
CHRIS WARREN-SMITH, BVetMed, DipECVDI, CertVDI, MVetMed, MRCVS
NICOLA ACKERMAN, BSc(Hons), RVN, CertSAN, CertVNECC, VTS(Nutr), A1 V1 C-SQP, HonMBVNA
DAVID L. WILLIAMS, MA, VetMB, PhD, CertVOphthal, CertWEL, FHEA, FRCVS
GWEN COVEY-CRUMP, BVetMed, CertVA, DipECVAA, MRCVS, European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia:
JO MURRELL, BVSc, PhD, CertVA, DipECVAA, MRCVS, European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
ROGER BLOWEY, BSc, BVSc, FRCS, FRAgS, RCVS Specialist in Cattle health and Production (Dairy)
TIM BRIGSTOCKE, MPhil, FRAgS, EIAgrM
ALASTAIR HAYTON, BVM&S, DCHP, MRCVS
JOE BROWNLIE, CBE, DSc, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, FRCPath, DipECVP, FRASE, ARAgS
• plus the VDS consultation training programme
In addition to the streams featuring the named speakers, there were a number of workshops and masterclasses as well as exhibitor seminars.
Matthew Oxford took two dentistry workshops, one for nurses and one for veterinary surgeons, David Williams took an Ophthalmology masterclass and Anthony Chadwick took a masterclass in Dermatology.
Exhibitor List / Directory 2016
Click on the name of the exhibitor for more information.
Albert Waeschle Veterinary
ALBERT WAESCHLE Veterinary continues to forge ahead with the successful launch of the OPTICLAR Diagnostics range. In supplying the Veterinary profession for over thirty years we have attained first class technical knowledge enabling the development of products to ensure superb product performance.
Axiom Veterinary Laboratories
If you are looking to save money on your referral lab fees or just looking to improve your service for companion animal, equine or farm then please visit us for a chat. Facilitated by our free of charge courier network we provide a fast and flexible service, tailored to your practice requirements, with integration with your practice management system.
We will also be demonstrating our MiLab in-practice diagnostic equipment, so if you are looking to upgrade in the near future we may be the perfect fit for your requirements. We are competitively priced and offer interfacing to most practice management systems, with advice and technical support backup delivered from the laboratory.
Bayer’s Animal Health Division is one of the world’s largest suppliers of veterinary medicinal products for use in household pets, horses and livestock. The majority of products in the range have been developed through Bayer’s own research and development programmes, which specialise in infectious disease and parasites in animals.
Centaur Services is a full-line veterinary wholesaler whose core function is to provide daily delivery of the complete range of products required by UK veterinary practices. We focus on our core values of customer service, dedication, innovation, integrity and quality. Please stop by our stand to learn how we can help your practice be even more successful.
Clark Dental are specialists in the supply of veterinary dental radiography products. From the Nomad Pro 2 handheld X-ray and the Soredex Minray wall mounted X-ray generators, to the innovative Schick 33 DR sensors and range of CR dental scanner systems such as the Sopro PSPIX and Digora Optime, let Clark Dental help you to decide on the best options for your practice. Achieve the angles and image quality that you need for effective diagnosis and treatment and take your dental procedures to the next level with Clark Dental.
DVH Veterinary Sales
DVH Veterinary Sales is a Veterinary Supply Company based in Taunton. We supply a wide range of both surgical and consumable products to veterinary surgeons across the country and offer a first class personal service at very competitive prices.
Dechra Veterinary Products
Dechra Veterinary Products is an international specialist veterinary pharmaceuticals and related products business. Our expertise is in the development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide. Our key areas of expertise span endocrinology, dermatology, cardiology, water soluble powder products and injectable antibiotics, anaesthetics and analgesics, equine medicine and diet and nutrition.
Forum Animal Health
If you are attending Vets South then Forum Animal Health challenge you to test your knowledge of common canine poisons, there are prizes! Share the latest support for Apometic, helping educate your client’s, staff and clinical team to prevent and manage Swallowing Dangers. Take this opportunity to meet your South West Territory Manager Donna-Marie Carlin who will be able to discuss the complete Forum Animal Health range.
What makes us THE Veterinary Wholesaler? In a word EVERYTHING
From great customer service and free next day delivery to the largest stockholding and easy ordering – we offer the very best for your practice. Added to that, an expanding range of Private brand consumables, equipment and innovative business services.
iM3 is a family owned Veterinary (exclusive) Dental Company established in Sydney Australia over 25 years ago by Philip Bloom.
Today iM3 is a leading Veterinary dental company setting the standard in product innovation and industry firsts continuing to design, develop and manufacture the latest veterinary dental equipment.
Come and see our newest Size 5 Dental intra-oral imaging plate and find out how easy it is to use with our Dental X-ray positioning guide.
The iM3 name is your guarantee of a quality, vet specific dental product, coupled with the very best after sales support and warranty in the industry.
Improve International is one of the UK’s leading veterinary training companies, providing structured continuing professional development to veterinary professionals. Our CPD enables delegates to develop their skills and knowledge using a combination of review lectures, case-based webinars and where applicable hands-on practical sessions.
Langford Veterinary Services
Langford Veterinary Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Bristol and a group of customer focused veterinary businesses which provide an extensive range of specialist capabilities and a superior quality of care across equine, farm and small animal.
Our state of the art referral hospitals in small animal and equine offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary referral service to veterinary surgeons across the UK and our on-site Diagnostic Laboratories provide an extensive, high quality range of laboratory tests across many species. We have the largest team of American and European Specialists in the South West.
Come and visit our stand at VetsSouth 2016 where you can meet some of the team, find out more about our services and offers as well as our new CPD calendar.
Lease UK are acknowledged specialists in arranging veterinary finance from the suppliers of your choice, at the prices negotiated by you. We implement a variety of funding options for existing, new branch and new start practices, for a broad range of equipment or vehicles.
MAI Animal Health
MAI Animal Health™ is THE SOURCE for solutions in animal healthcare. With extensive expertise across multiple veterinary disciplines and species, we manufacture and supply a vast array of innovative, practical products in categories including: Containers, Reproduction, Dental, Specialty, Nutritionals and Instruments. Veterinarian owned and trusted globally, we have been servicing the animal healthcare industry for over 40 years.
MSD Animal Health
MSD Animal Heath is a leading provider of companion animal biologicals and pharmaceuticals including the recently launched innovation in flea and tick control Bravecto™. With one of the widest range of products
and services, MSD provide all-round support to vet practices, including our bespoke practice support service Chameleon, and the UK based vet finder.
Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals. Merial employs 6,200 people and operates in more than 150 countries worldwide with close to €2 billion of sales. Merial is a Sanofi company. www.merial.com
Moore Scarrott are market leaders in delivering specialist Accountancy, Taxation, Consultancy and Business Development advice to Vets, Veterinary Practices and Veterinary related businesses. We provide a bespoke service to suit the needs of each individual practice and have access to benchmarking and performance data for UK veterinary practices, not available anywhere else.
Natures Menu are the UK’s No.1 raw pet food and Europe’s leading experts in raw and natural feeding.
DEFRA and Veterinary approved, our award winning range of highly convenient complete and balanced raw meals and gently steam cooked pouches and cans are naturally nourishing, easily digested and made with ethically sourced human grade meat and wholesome ingredients.
Nova Laboratories – a compounding and reformulation service for the Veterinary profession. Our highly experienced team have pioneered a veterinary compounding and reformulation service which supplies veterinary‘Specials’ in accordance with cascade regulations. Nova Laboratories is licensed by the Veterinary Medicines Direcorate (VMD) to provide off-label medicines, including veterinary-use only drugs, to improve pet compliance. These include Suspensions, Capsules, Topical solutions, Creams and ointments. We are also experts at handling non-sterile cytotoxic formulations, using our state-of-the-art facilities.
We promise to provide a Product Quality Statement with each product supplied, rapid response times, high quality products, excellent value for money and a dedicated Customer Service Team. For further information please contact our Customer Service Team. Free phone: 0800 975 4840 www.novalabs.co.uk
Orthomed are the leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality, innovative veterinary orthopaedic products.
Our products and systems available include MMP OrthoFoam™, RidgeStop™ and the SOP™ locking plate system.
Product development is carried out by bio-mechanical engineers and material scientists who world with world renowned surgeons.
Our service offerings include hands-on surgical training workshops, pre and post surgery advice and support and access to a wide range of educational tools.
We are inspired by groundbreaking engineering, and satisfied only by enabling the best possible outcome for the surgeon, patient and owner.
Orthomed is a truly global company, with its headquarters in the UK and offices in Europe, Australasia, North America and South Africa.
Pet Medic Recruitment
Pet Medic Recruitment have an extensive database of Veterinary Surgeons, Nurses and other Veterinary Personnel nationwide, we are able to satisfy your staffing needs in a cost effective manner. So, whether you are looking for work or need staff, the Pet Medic Recruitment team can offer a friendly and professional service. To discuss your requirements further please visit our stand.
Protexin Veterinary is dedicated to producing innovative, research based products of the highest quality, providing a complete range of products for the veterinary market. Leading products in the range include Pro-Kolin+, Cystophan, Denamarin, Pro-Fibre and our recently launched product for joint support, Dasuquin.
Royal Canin (Crown Pet Foods)
ROYAL CANIN is a specialist provider of veterinary clinical and life stage diets for dogs and cats of all ages, sizes and physiological states. Our strong ties with the veterinary profession make ROYAL CANIN an adaptable partner; providing not only highly scientific and cutting edge products, but service propositions including practice support and digital tools to help your business grow.
Summerleaze Pet Crematorium
Cremation & Waste Management Company servicing veterinary practices throughout the UK.
Our commitment to customer service is paramount providing a personal and attentive service of the highest standard.
Mindful of the complex waste management regulations within the healthcare sector we can provide an invaluable service to guide you through the waste stream maze, explain your legal responsibilities to ensure that all duty of care responsibilities are met.
The Webinar Vet
Joint Venture Partnership – Are you ready to own your own practice? A tried and tested, successful route for vets and nurses to open, run and own a vet practice with the Vets4Pets group.
Vetswest Ltd was started in 1990 when like-minded vets and their practices decided to work together in a variety of ways. We provide high quality CPD, share best practice and buy medicines together. As a veterinary business group, the improvement of inter-practice relationships is a corner stone of what we do today, offering a helping hand to all our members providing core services and business development.
For details of how you can exhibit at VetsSouth 2016 in Sandy Park and for a media pack please email us at VetsSouth@gmail.com. All exhibitors from 2015 will be invited and given first refusal for stand space.