Sponsors & Exhibitors (Trade directory)
Provet was established by a group of veterinarians who shared a common vision for the veterinary profession, to provide the veterinary industry with a resource to help veterinarians run better businesses and strengthen the profession through reinvesting proceeds into the industry professional bodies. Over 35 years on the vision continues to be realised. Provet is committed to giving back to the industry to ensure its continued growth. We are proud of our long association and value our relationships with the veterinary professional bodies through our industry sponsorships including; our Platinum Education Partnership with the AVA and EVA - Bain Fallon Platinum Sponsor, AVA Conference Platinum Sponsor, ASAV Conference Platinum Sponsor, VBG Summit Gold Sponsor and numerous other sponsorships and associations. Covetrus is a global animal-health company dedicated to empowering veterinary practices. We combine products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to grow.
For over 20 years, Guild Insurance has partnered with the AVA to protect independent Australian businesses and practicing vets, meaning we offer insurance policies tailored for your profession. By working together with the AVA, we ensure that our insurance options cover the unique needs of small animals, cattle and equine vets, plus anything in between. We also offer a range of services to make sure you’re well prepared and equipped, such as free tools and resources at RiskHQ, our risk management platform accessible at any time for your benefit. Contact our veterinary insurance experts today on 1800 810 213.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition has been associated with the global veterinary industry for more than 70 years. Engagement with and support of the veterinary industry is at the heart of how Hill’s operates.
Hill’s is committed to its mission to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Hill’s produces high quality, great tasting pet food that owners can trust and give to their canine and feline companions as recommended by their veterinary health care team. The bond between pets, their owners and their veterinary health care team is at the heart of the Hill’s mission. The right nutrition, combined with the dedication of veterinary professionals, can transform the lives of pets; happier, healthier pets can transform the lives of pet owners. Hill’s believes that nutrition is the cornerstone of veterinary medicine and that veterinary professionals are the people best placed to provide nutritional advice to pet owners. Hill’s is committed to pioneering research and ground-breaking nutrition for dogs and cats based on a scientific understanding of their specific needs. Hill’s™ Prescription Diet™ therapeutic pet foods, Hill’s™ Science Diet™, Science Diet™ VetEssentials™ and Hill’s™ Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold through veterinarians and pet specialty retailers worldwide.
ROYAL CANIN® is a global leader in pet health nutrition. Since its establishment in France in 1968, ROYAL CANIN® has maintained a unique philosophy of putting cats and dogs first through precise and individualised nutrition.
Underpinned by science and observation, our innovative nutrition solutions take into account breed, size, age, lifestyle, weight, gender, digestion, health condition and genetic makeup to provide the most effective diet for each cat and dog.
The value Royal Canin provides veterinary clinics has evolved beyond nutrition. Delivering health through nutrition is what drives us. Our aim is to transform each cat and dog's health and wellbeing by creating premium, complete and balanced nutritional solutions, and supporting our veterinary partners in making nutritional recommendations through our knowledge and service tools and now our new diagnostic aid and monitoring tools.
Troy Animal Healthcare is an Australian owned company with a long history and a proven track record when it comes to servicing the needs of the animal healthcare communities in Australia, New Zealand and across the globe. Troy is a significant investor in the Animal Healthcare Industry and employs a wide range of personnel in the areas of manufacturing, quality control, warehousing, administration, sales and marketing. We are focused on delivering better outcomes and affordable animal healthcare solutions by working in meaningful partnerships with all our customers, business partners and stakeholders. Established 60 years ago by a group of Australian Veterinarians, our organisation is committed to delivering innovative, high quality, affordable animal healthcare solutions which meet the challenging and changing needs of veterinary professionals and animal owners. Our search for better clinical outcomes has been the source of our growth and has been critical to our success.
Vets Choice insurance for pets is endorsed by the AVA and backed by a 20-year partnership with Guild Insurance. Our aim is to promote responsible pet ownership and increase the number of Australian pets who are protected by insurance. Vets Choice is independent of all other pet insurance companies currently in the market, and the only insurer endorsed by the AVA. Vets Choice understands that pets weren’t chosen for their good sense, predictability and rational thinking. They were chosen for their companionship, silliness and loving nature. They don’t want your pet to change, they just want to protect them as they are.
Jurox, based in the Hunter Valley, Australia, is a family owned veterinary pharmaceutical company that manufactures in excess of 120 proprietary animal health products with teams across Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and the United States.
From our humble beginnings, with a small family team, to now as a truly global business making world-class products such as Alfaxan Multidose, it is the helping hands of our people that have always set us apart.
Whether it's in the clinic, at the farm gate, at the end of the phone or online, Jurox are Your Animal Health People.
For over 30 years, BOQ Specialist has been Australia’s leading financial services partner for veterinary professionals. During this time, we have developed a deep understanding of the unique financial needs of vets and have designed a distinctive range of products and services to suit. Whether you require personal banking products or business solutions for your practice, we will work closely with you to help you achieve your personal and professional ambitions. For more information call 1300 131 141 or visit www.boqspecialist.com.au/veterinary
iM3 celebrates over 29 years in Veterinary dentistry with an enviable reputation for quality dental products and superior after sales support.
We love what we do! We design, build and service all of our equipment. The iM3 name is your guarantee of advanced technology, unique features and quality workmanship.
Our large involvement in CE throughout the world means the iM3 Team responsible for the development of new products also know how to use them! Veterinarians have the opportunity to experience “hands on” training with our entire range!
From three locations in Sydney, Australia “HQ”, Vancouver WA, USA and Co Meath, Ireland (Europe), iM3 supplies veterinarians throughout the world with high quality yet affordable veterinary dental products. The CR7 dental x-ray image plate scanner with a huge range of benefits continues to lead the market, and NOW the launch of the NEW “Vet-Tome” visit our stand for more details!
After five years working as a government vet in the west Kimberley region and seeing the potential of the emerging Pilbara, Dr Rick Fenny opened a private veterinary practice based in Roebourne from which he used a 16ft caravan as a surgery to serve the towns of Karratha, Dampier, Tom Price, Paraburdoo and Wickham.
Rick made less frequent visits to other regional towns and cattle stations and became the oncourse vet at several race meetings.
During these years of roaming the Pilbara and surrounding towns and stations, Rick would often cross paths with the legendary Red Dog and offer him a lift. He treated him frequently in Karratha but sadly had to put the dog down at his old stone house/surgery in Roebourne where Red Dog was a regular visitor.
In 1978 he secured a site in Karratha for a veterinary hospital and commenced to build his “dream hospital with a house on the top floor.” Dr Cameron Mortlock went into, partnership with Rick and worked at the Karratha Vet Hospital (until he relocated to Perth in 2007). Opening the new hospital meant that Rick could finally employ staff to ease the work load and offer an improved service so, as well as employing two nurses, Rick appointed his first vet assistant in March 1980.
During 1982 Rick purchased a run-down practice in Victoria Park, Perth, rebranded it the Victoria Park Vet Clinic and left it in the charge of Edgar and Barbara Gasiorowski.
In 1998 Dr Julian Jacobsen and his wife Nyaree became partners with Rick in the Victoria Park and Lathlain Vet Clinics and today Jules runs the practices with three fulltime and three part time vets.
Rick then began the Lockyer Avenue Vet hospital in Albany, purchased Newman Vet Hospital to which he attached the Tom Price branch practice.
Rick purchased the first of his UK practices in Hastings, East Sussex, the Victor Harbour Vet Hospital in SA and Winthrop Vet Clinic in WA. In 2010 the Rick Fenny Group was launched and the practices were branded Pets and Vets. By this time the group comprises 11 veterinary hospitals or clinics, including two in the UK.
Rick’s daughter Louisa has now moved to Exmouth to manage the practice there and a small clinic has been opened at Shark Bay where Rick Fenny will continue to practice on a part-time basis.
Celeste Holtzhausen has been appointed general manager of Pets and Vets.