Our Story

It all began in 2018 when the first practice joined IVC Evidensia. Ireland was the ninth country in Europe to join our global network. Today, our presence spans across Ireland with over 50 sites. Comprising a team of more than 600 passionate colleagues, encompassing both clinical expertise and essential non-clinical roles, we are united in our commitment to providing exceptional veterinary care.

Explore the milestones and achievements that have shaped our journey, fostering a legacy of compassionate care and innovation.


  • Wellness screening programme launched, promoting proactive testing for senior cats and dogs.


  • Milestone of 700,000 animals treated, revealing the scale of impact and care provided by IVC Evidensia.
  • 92 Care Fund applications received, supporting pet owners in need.
  • Paid maternity leave and return-to-work maternity bonuses become available, supporting work-life balance and employee well-being.
  • Launch of our electric fleet, resulting in 16% of mileage done in electric vehicles, as part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility.


  • Internal CPD (Continuous Professional Development) programme initiated, enhancing skills and knowledge among colleagues.


  • First cohort on graduate internship programme begins, fostering new talent.
  • First Darkness Into Light Walk organised, raising awareness and funds for mental health support.
  • Annual Leadership Forum & Brilliant People Awards introduced, celebrating achievements and fostering leadership development.
  • Care-fund scheme and Non-Accidental Injury support launched, providing assistance and resources for colleagues and pet owners.


  • Clinical boards implemented, facilitating collaboration and decision-making among clinical staff.
  • Pet Health Club national preventative care plans launched, promoting pet wellness and preventive healthcare.


  • First Practice joins IVC Evidensia with a four-site footprint


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We spotlight the people who make IVC Evidensia Ireland a vibrant and fulfilling place to work. From our innovative initiatives to our commitment to continuous learning and development, we invite you to explore the unique experiences that define us.

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Sell your practice

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your clinic or require support with the business side of your practice so you can focus on being a veterinarian again, we are here for you every step of the way to support you and your team. We believe in empowering local teams to lead because the best veterinary practices are driven by the passion and dedication of their people. That's why we prioritise maintaining the autonomy of our clinics while providing centralised administrative functions and support services at the group level.

Becoming part of IVC Evidensia is about finding a home where your clinic's legacy is valued, preserved, and further developed.

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