Our Story

National Veterinary Services (NVS) – We are the UK’s market leading veterinary wholesaler. Since 1989, we have supplied and distributed products to animal health practices and other approved outlets across the UK.

We stock more than 15,000 products, including pharmaceuticals, instrumentation, pet products and accessories. We also provide high quality IT solutions for veterinary practices. We employ more than 500 people across the UK in our head office and main warehouse in Stoke on Trent and our ten depots.

We are part of the Patterson Companies Inc group, a value-added distributor focused on providing best-in-class products, services, technology and experiences to the dental and animal health markets. Patterson’s headquarters are in Devens, Massachusetts.

Our Mission

“Committed to delivering a positive difference to animal health through high quality services and products”


We are RELIABLE, delivering products and services consistently to our customers


We are COMMITTED, to do the right thing through compliance and the relationships we build


We aim for QUALITY – through our products, services and people