Ownership of Veterinary Practices

22 March 2018

The Council has decided in relation to the issue of ownership of veterinary practices in Ireland that further review and analysis of this issue is required to be carried out before any further guidance can be given to the profession.

The view of stakeholders will be requested as part of this process to ensure that any report ultimately considered by the Council on this issue and any consequent position adopted by the Council on this issue will be based on the best possible information. The Council undertakes to publish an update regarding this review process by the end of June 2018 and again by the end of September 2018 and would anticipate publishing a final position by the end of March 2019.