Mobile pet service is on a roll

An Irish vet plans to franchise her mobile vet service, which she founded after spotting demand for a service that treated animals at home, writes Gavin Daly

26th June, 2010

Una Carroll started Vets Direct last year with a start-up business loan from Bank Of Ireland. She later raised backing from private investors to buy a Mercedes van and fit it out as a consultation ‘room’ where minor surgical procedures can also be carried out.

The firm has been expanding, with the hiring of a practice manager and marketing manager, and also uses a number of veterinary nurses. Dubliner Carroll, who covers all...

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