Eastbourne’s deputy mayor Jim Murray officially opened the new-state-of-the-art veterinary practice, Cobie VetCare, at the Enterprise Centre on Thursday (July 30).
More than 120 clients and businessmen and women, along with former Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd, attended the launch party to wish the business success.
Guests enjoyed champagne and canapés and a tour of the extensive facilities which were all decked out in pink especially for the launch party.
Cobie VetCare founder, Cobie Loubser, returned to Eastbourne to set up the practice after almost two years away.
Part of this time was spent in India, training local vets in surgical techniques on behalf of the charity Worldwide Veterinary Service.
Cobie brings with him a team of specialists for any referrals - all well renowned in their fields.
Cobie said: “I would like to say an extra special thank you to all the people who have been extraordinarily supportive and helpful on the journey to create this new veterinary surgery - all of whom who have gone far beyond the call of duty. These include: Ian Hamblyn from Watson’s Associates, Graham Carn, Blackstones, Paul Hollis, Lloyds Bank, Paul Wilton, Reid + Dean, Jane Sabin, EBC planning office, Graham Power and his team from West End Studios, Cheryl Foreman and Ray Irwin from Zoetis, Wendy Purdie from Bayer, Andrew Wellsteed from Henry Schein, Paul Goodenough of Paul Goodenough Architects and Sovereign Construction - who spent many a very late night with me planning every detail meticulously.”
For a limited period, Cobie VetCare is offering half price vaccinations, a free nail clip or a half price consultation.
Find out more about the service at www.cobievetcare.co.uk
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