About Us

CVS Group At A Glance

CVS Group is an AIM-listed provider of veterinary services in the UK and Australia. CVS is focused on providing high-quality clinical services to its clients and their animals, with outstanding and dedicated clinical teams and support colleagues at the core of its strategy.

The Group has c.500 veterinary practices across its four markets, including 9 specialist-led referral hospitals and 40 dedicated out-of-hours sites. Alongside the core Veterinary Practices division, CVS operates Laboratories (providing diagnostic services to CVS and third-parties), Crematoria (providing pet cremation and clinical waste disposal for CVS and third-party practices), Buying Groups and the Group's online retail business ("Animed Direct").

Our people focused strategy delivers the best possible care to animals.

Veterinary Practices

Our first-opinion and referral practices provide specialist treatment for companion, equine and farm animals. We provide high-quality healthcare either when required, or through our preventative healthcare schemes: The Healthy Pet Club (HPC) and Horse Health Programme (HHP). We also operate buying groups and a veterinary consumable business, "Vet Direct”, and we supply a number of own-brand medicines and products.

Our Veterinary Practices


Our laboratories provide diagnostic services to CVS veterinary practices and third parties. We offer an extensive range of tests with the ability to tailor specific profiles to our customers’ needs. Our team of pathologists and experts specialise in a variety of disciplines in all areas of the laboratory, and their aim is to offer a level of service and expertise beyond our customers’ expectations.

Our Laboratories


Our crematoria provide pet cremation and clinical waste services to CVS practices and third-party practices, and cremations to animal owners. We offer a range of services to help our clients remember and say goodbye to their pets.

Our Crematoria

Online Retail Business

Our online retail business, “Animed Direct”, sells prescription and non-prescription medicines, premium pet foods and an ever-increasing range of pet care products, which can be delivered directly to our customers’ doors.

Our Online Retail Business