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Rural vets shortlisted for national award

PUBLISHED: 11:51 27 May 2020 | UPDATED: 11:51 27 May 2020

Local veterinary practice Wangford Vet Clinic has been named as a finalist in the 2020 Petplan Veterinary Awards. Picture: Wangford Vet Clinic

Local veterinary practice Wangford Vet Clinic has been named as a finalist in the 2020 Petplan Veterinary Awards. Picture: Wangford Vet Clinic

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A rural veterinary clinic has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

Wangford Veterinary Clinic has been named as a finalist in the 2020 Petplan Veterinary Awards, which will be held virtually for the first time,

They have been shortlisted for the Practice of the Year after this year’s event attracted more than 37,000 nominations.

Amid the continuing coronavirus crisis, the awards will take place virtually for the first time on Thursday, May 28 at 8.30pm on Facebook @PetplanUK with veteran broadcaster and writer Gyles Brandreth hosting the event.

Of the nomination Dr Walter Stöhr, director of Wangford Veterinary Clinic, said: “As a small rural business we are so proud to have once again achieved a finalist status with this prestigious award.

“Just to receive nominations for ‘Practice Of The Year’ means so much to our entire team.”

The judges were particularly impressed by the number of heartfelt nominations, that truly demonstrated the capabilities of the team.

Isabella von Mesterhazy, head of marketing at Petplan, said: “The judges had a very tough time picking just three finalists in each category.”

Winners will be announced during the virtual awards ceremony on May 28.


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