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Help find the Top Dogs of the vet profession


Pet PlanIf you believe the team at your vet practice always go that extra mile for your pet, you can now show your thanks by nominating them for the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2009. The nationwide search from the UK’s number one pet insurance provider recognises and rewards the UK’s top veterinary professionals as nominated by pet owners.

Nominations are being sought for four main categories:

• Vet of the Year
• Vet Nurse of the Year
• Vet Receptionist of the Year
• Vet Practice of the Year

So, whether it’s the vet team as a whole, or an individual’s outstanding commitment, all veterinary professionals can be recognised.

Making a nomination is easy. You can call 0845 678 1063 to request a nomination form or complete a form online by visiting www.petplan.co.uk/vetawards.

Simon Wheeler, head of marketing for Petplan, stresses the importance of getting involved: ‘Veterinary professionals up and down the country show great commitment and dedication to our pets on a daily basis, and the Petplan Veterinary Awards will recognise this. What better way of expressing your gratitude and thanks, than by nominating them for an award.

‘The awards are now in their tenth year and we are never disappointed in our quest to discover veterinary staff that regularly go far beyond the call of duty. Each year we are astonished by the public’s response, with tales ranging from midnight rescues to simple acts of kindness and support,’ added Mr Wheeler.

Voting will give your nominee the chance to win a prestigious Petplan Veterinary Awards trophy and a fabulous prize. Also, every nominator has the chance to win £250 worth of Love2Shop vouchers.

In April 2009 all finalists will be invited to a glittering black-tie ceremony, hailed as the ‘Veterinary Oscars’, where the winners will be announced.

The closing date for nominations is 6th February 2009.