Veterinary Business Development Ltd

About Veterinary Business Development Ltd

VBD was set up in 1990 by a veterinary surgeon who, as managing director of a veterinary pharmaceutical company, founded Vetfile, the first database of veterinary surgeons in the UK.

The business grew swiftly with the acquisition of Veterinary Times in 1991 and the launch of The Veterinary Business Journal in 1994.

VN Times followed in 2000, by which time the business had been identified by global information provider Wolters Kluwer as an opportunity to grow its health care portfolio – and VBD was acquired in the same year.

Since then VBD has continued to go from strength to strength with Veterinary Times' frequency increasing from monthly to weekly (along with a 50% increase in circulation), even more growth in circulation of VN Times(it's now sent to almost double the number of readers compared with its first year), the launch of, and the creation of an in-house design studio.

Now privately owned, VBD embarked on its biggest venture to date in March 2014 with the launch of, a veterinary recruitment website based on the renowned Madgex job board technology.

VBD now has a staff of 24 employees, including a management team and three directors.


1 job with Veterinary Business Development Ltd