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UNAVETS celebrates its 2nd Annual Summit 2024, bringing together over 200 attendees from Spain and Portugal

The leading veterinary healthcare group in Iberia gathered the directors of its 130+ veterinary centers, corporate team, and preferred suppliers at the La Mola Campus in Barcelona, Spain.

Throughout the event, participants had the opportunity to explore growth trends in the veterinary sector, presented by UNAVETS and Onevet CEO, Junko Sheehan. The convention also addressed crucial issues such as talent retention, new technological platforms to be implemented across all UNAVETS and Onevet clinics, and an open dialogue with directors to understand their concerns for the upcoming year.

In addition to strategic lectures and discussions, attendees engaged in team-building activities, ranging from escape rooms to collaborative projects like birdhouse construction and reforestation using encapsulated seeds of native plants, contributing to social and ecological improvement of the surroundings.

Among the featured speakers, coach Miguel Angel Díaz delivered an inspiring session on managing the generational gap, providing valuable insights into intergenerational dynamics in the workplace.

The convention's highlight was the gala dinner on the last day, where awards were presented to outstanding departments, clinics, and hospitals of the year in Spain and Portugal. The event was a resounding success, as evidenced by positive responses from attendees in the conducted surveys.

Summit 2024 featured prominent sponsors from the veterinary sector, including Royal Canin, Zoetis, MSD, WePharm, Leti Pharma, Nuzoa, Fujifilm, IDEXX, Elanco, Virbac, Elite Veterinaria, Dechra, and Boehringer Ingelheim. These leading companies showcased their latest innovations and products.


Some participant testimonials include:

  • "Leisure-sharing moments, like the Escape room and team building, were crucial for socializing and creating bonds."
  • "I really liked the atmosphere. As a supplier, I am pleased with the organization and visibility."
  • "Congratulations! Everything was great. I loved the awards ceremony."

UNAVETS' 2nd Annual Summit 2024 proved to be a memorable event that strengthened connections within the UNAVETS and Onevet veterinary community, setting a precedent for future innovative initiatives in the sector.




The UNAVETS Group is the leading veterinary group with over 135 practices across Spain and Portugal. The UNAVETS Group is comprised of reference/specialist centers, 24-hour hospitals, labs and primary care clinics, ensuring a wide range of veterinary healthcare services. Currently, the group has over 1,350 employees with over 70 team members in the corporate support team.

UNAVETS is distinguished by its strong investment in clinical scientific training, teams, facilities, and business support to clinics, along with its commitment to innovation to further support advanced veterinary care. For more information, visit: https://www.unavets.com/en.

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