Nestlé Purina PetCare EMENA has announced today a partnership with Independent Vetcare Group International (IVC Group). In parallel, Nestlé will acquire a minority shareholding in IVC Group.
IVC Group is Europe’s largest veterinary services group with a network of more than 1,100 vet clinics and hospitals across ten countries. More than two million pet owners rely on its practices.
Through the partnership, Nestlé Purina will strengthen its collaboration with scientists, veterinarians and pet care professionals to help deliver advanced pet food solutions and first-class pet care services. Deeper knowledge of pets' and pet owners' needs will enhance Nestlé Purina’s ability to develop innovative products and solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of cats and dogs.
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