Veterinary Care Redefined

IVC Group is Europe’s leading veterinary care provider based across 10 countries. We invest in our people, premises and processes to provide clinical excellence across the continent.


IVC Group is the undisputed leader of veterinary care in Europe with over 1068 clinics across 10 countries

Clinics and hospitals

Veterinarians and nurses

Pets helped each year

Meet the team


David Hillier


Amanda Davis


Stuart Caton

Commercial Director

Karl Skarman

Chief Digital Officer

Nicklas Mathiasson

Business Development Director

Graham Avent

Director of Marketing

Richard Parker

Director of Human Resources

Neil Fitzpatrick

CEO, Pet Drugs Online

Ashley Hewson


Kaveh Madjlessi

Expansion team

Johan Gillbro

Procurement Team

Country managers


Paul Cowling

CEO, United Kingdom
Cecilie Ryan Yttreeide

Cecile Ryan Yttreeide

Country Manager, Norway

Johan Wiklund

Country Manager, Sweden

Christoph Dänzer

Country Manager, DACH

Jukka Toivanen

Country Manager, Finland

Michiel van Silfhout

Country Manager, Netherlands

Ulla Pless

Country Manager, Denmark

Our principles

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People first

We believe the success of a practice is down to the individuals that work there. That's why we invest in continuous professional development of our staff.
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Purchasing power

We realise savings by aggregating purchasing volume and using that leverage to negotiate discounts with manufacturers, distributors, vendors and suppliers.
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Exceptional care

Delivering the best possible care is what makes our staff tick and our continued investment in training, equipment, and clinical guidelines help them deliver on that promise.
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Investments in practice

We invest in refurbishments, facilities, equipment and technology to continually improve our patient care.
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Clinical expertise

We're incredibly proud of the depth of talent amongst our staff. Investing in the highest level of clinical specialisation is one of our key areas.
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Powerful digital tools

Veterinary care continues to evolve in a digital world. With our investment in diagnostic equipment, reminder services and online booking functionality we strive to always stay at the forefront of this curve.

David Hillier


Our aim is to build the strongest and most respected veterinary group in Europe, founded on principles which are common to all of our practices: A passion for clinical care, a belief in teamwork, respect for the individual and entrepreneurship. The strong geographical presence of Evidensia in Northern Europe and of IVC in the United Kingdom is likewise complementary and will enable us to develop a dynamic network of leading clinical facilities which will benefit from our shared best practice and our improved purchasing power.

Meet IVC Group

David Hillier


“We are delighted to celebrate our partnership in this way, IVC Group International is a testament to the connections we’ve built up over the past year. We have so many exciting projects and such positive feedback across the group it makes me feel very confident about the future.  There is a real collective energy and a sense of enterprise that we have created together. We’re really excited about what we can do next!”