Embarking on a journey towards veterinary empowerment and growth, Duggan Veterinary Supplies CPD division and County Tipperary Chamber Skillnet have joined forces, marking a significant milestone in fostering excellence and innovation. This collaboration represents a proactive approach to addressing the evolving dynamic veterinary landscape.

Duggan Veterinary Supplies, a distinguished family-owned enterprise, has been a leading provider to the veterinary industry for over 40 years. As a proud Guaranteed Irish and ISO accredited business, the business is known for upholding unwavering standards of quality and excellence in everything they do. With a direct presence in both the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, as well as collaborations with partners across various EU and Non-EU markets, they ensure widespread accessibility to our premium products and services.

County Tipperary Chamber Skillnet is a multi-sector learning network that provides subsidised training for enterprise. They are committed to supporting regional growth and workforce development through the provision of quality, industry-led training. County Tipperary Chamber Skillnet are dedicated to empowering individuals and businesses to thrive in today’s dynamic and competitive landscape.

The Duggan Veterinary CPD Education division over the past number of years has grabbed the attention and plaudits of all veterinary professionals. Sarah Keane, Duggan Veterinary CPD Business Manager stated: ‘Embracing our mission to drive the expansion of the veterinary animal healthcare market, we are committed to fostering an environment where both our delegates and staff are active participants in our journey of growth and innovation. At Duggan Veterinary Supplies, we are dedicated to shaping a future that is truly exciting and dynamic for all involved.’

County Tipperary Chamber Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and network companies to offer a suite of training programmes that address the skills deficits of enterprise Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

Sharon, Skillnet Administrator, states: ‘Skillnet Ireland is a business support agency of the Government of Ireland, responsible for advancing the competitiveness, productivity, and innovation of businesses through increased participation in enterprise training by businesses. Being able to provide funding for local industry is a fundamental part of achieving our goals. Our main focus is on creating opportunities for Member Companies to grow their businesses and through Skillnet, upskill employees ensuring a robust and resilient workforce in Tipperary and beyond.’

On the new collaboration, Sarah adds ‘In real terms, this means that our delegates can now avail of financial support from County Tipperary Chamber Skillnet across a range of courses provided by us. This will improve accessibility to the wider veterinary community, ensuring that barriers to continuous professional development are removed.’

For further information on upcoming courses, check out cpd.dugganvet.ie or www.countytipperarychamber.com/skillnet.