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Veterinary Market Overview

Overview of the Veterinary Market: Our Vet Seekers founder David Maclellan who started in the veterinary space back in 2008, has seen tremendous change to date with the ownership of independent practices accounting for around 89% of the UK veterinary industry, which then fell to approximately 45% by 2021. Currently there is just short of 8000 veterinary service providers here in the UK and Pet ownership is increasing year on year. Despite economic factors the veterinary services projected revenue is looking to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.7% to £6 billion over the next year.... Read more →

Exit Strategies in the Veterinary Business space!

Exit Strategies in the Veterinary Business space! Are you or is your veterinary practice looking to sell or create an exit strategy in 2024 or in the coming years? The need for succession planning might arise due to many factors, most commonly is obviously retirement where you would normally reap the benefits of your hard work or if you have plans to expand / maximise the business for sale. Other reasons could be such as ill-health, new business ventures, more time with family members, market conditions or economic circumstances such as recessions, ongoing rising costs, recruitment issues or regulatory changes… ... Read more →


The award winning PetBond, is today welcoming new UK Veterinary clinics to pre-register on its platform for free. PetBond is disrupting the failed & existing classified ads route, through which so many new puppy parents and their pets are failed... Read more →

Locum Employee Assistance Programme

LOCUM EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMMEWe all need support from time-to-time, no matter what we’re going through. That’s why Vet Seekers now provides an employee assistance programme for its VS team and it‘s VS Locums offering a wide range of essential features, from face-to-face counselling referrals, on- demand hypnotherapy, fitness, nutrition and beyond. It’s wellness, simplified!... Read more →
Stress Management

Stress Management

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels stressful to one person may be motivating to someone else. Many of life’s demands can cause stress, particularly work, relationships and money problems. When you feel stressed, it can get in the way of sorting out these demands or can even affect everything you do. ... Read more →

​Are you sure your employees feel appreciated in the workplace?

Are you sure your employees feel appreciated in the workplace? We all know that there is a shortage of Veterinary professionals in the UK, with many leaving the profession due to poor work/life balance, negative emotional toll and burn out. Having a shortage of staff can put unfortunate strain and pressure on existing employees which is why it is so important to ensure they feel they are appreciated and valued in the workplace. ... Read more →
Salary Reviews / Increases

Salary Reviews / Increases

Since the Covid pandemic salaries within the Veterinary Industry have significantly increased. An average salary now for a newly graduated Veterinary Surgeon with less than two years’ experience is around £35,000 per annum. In 2023 the salary trends are still rising and one of the main reasons for this is the demand for Veterinary care and the shortage of Vets and Nurses within the whole industry. Trends are now showing that salaries are rising between 8% - 12% in 2023. ... Read more →