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VetCorner, the Diagnostic Reference Centre, joins the UNAVETS Group

The reference centre in veterinary diagnosis, VetCorner, located in Zaragoza is the latest addition to the UNAVETS group that already has 64 veterinary practices in Spain and Portugal.

Led by Key Opinion Leader, Pablo Gómez, and Lola Alférez together with Karina Paracuellos and Sheila de la Vara and with the collaboration of Toni Meléndez and Manuel Monzo. VetCorner offers reference diagnosis in ultrasound, cardiology and Holter, echo guided punctures and cytology, and is the first center in the world for radiofrequency cancer treatment in veterinary medicine.

VetCorner also has the only ultrasound scanner with elastography, contrasts and 3D in Aragon that allows musculoskeletal, ocular, larynx and thyroid ultrasounds. Radiofrequency treats patients with cancer based on heart, liver, adrenals, pancreas, lung, lymph nodes, bone, nasal cavity, prostate, perianal, pelvic canal and metastasis.

Pablo Gómez, director of VetCorner, comments: "The UNAVETS Group gives us the opportunity to work as a team and help with our diagnosis and radiofrequency to pets from across the Iberian geography. In addition, we will be heavily involved in the training of ultrasound, cardiology and internal medicine of the group's clinics."

Lola Alférez also comments: “We have felt very valued by the UNAVETS group, they respect our independence and way of working and all the members of the team treat us with education, affection and delicacy; we are delighted.

Miguel Casado, Business Nanager of UNAVETS, declares that “the incorporation of VetCorner to our project continues to reinforce the depth of our specialty expertise and variety of services of the group. We are thrilled to welcome Vetcorner’s team to our group and look forward to the training and clinical expertise that they will bring.

UNAVETS Group has a leadership position in the veterinary healthcare market in Iberia (Spain and Portugal), developing in 2 years a group which offers shared services and commercial/development support to its more than 66 practices. This includes referral/specialist centers, 24-hour hospitals, first opinion clinics, and local veterinary offices, thus ensuring a convenient and complete service.

UNAVETS is a leading veterinary group with more than 560 professionals in Spain and Portugal focused on providing quality veterinary healthcare to its ~120k pet parents. In addition, the corporate team collaborates and works together with clinical practices to provide commercial shared services, professional development and clinical training and overall ongoing support.

Plans are in place to continue its growth strategy in Iberia and across Europe, while developing new lines of services, innovating with digital engagement internally and with its customers, and promoting veterinary healthcare training and scientific development within the clinical team.

UNAVETS was funded in December 2019 with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management L.P. ("Oaktree"). Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with €158 billion under management in assets as of September 30, 2021. Oaktree's European Principal strategy manages € 5.6 billion in assets under management, as of September 30, 2021.

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