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Local vets wins top award

Wangford Veterinary Clinic, based in Beccles, has been awarded Practice of the Year at the 2020 Petplan Veterinary Awards.

The winners were announced on 28 May during a virtual ceremony held on Petplan’s Facebook page and hosted by author and presenter Gyles Brandreth. Now in their 21st year, the awards celebrate the nation’s most outstanding vets, vet nurses, practices, practice managers and support staff.

Commenting on their win, Dr Walter Stöhr, director said: “As a small rural business we were so proud to have once again achieved a finalist status with this prestigious award. To then be announced as the winners of Practice of the Year 2020 was a dream come true for us. We have all been overwhelmed with the response from our clients and colleagues from within the industry, especially at this difficult time.”

The judges were particularly impressed by the number of heartfelt nominations for Wangford Veterinary Clinic, the range of nominations truly demonstrating the capabilities of the team.

Isabella von Mesterhazy, head of marketing at Petplan, commented: “This year we received more than 37,000 nominations from pet owners and the veterinary community and it was great to see so many people coming together online to see the winners announced.

“It felt particularly special this year to be able to say thank you to the veterinary profession who have continued to work tirelessly throughout Covid-19 to look after the nations pets. I would like to congratulate all of the winners on their brilliant achievement.”

* The team at Wangford Veterinary Clinic, Beccles – Pictured above