Business Profile: Campsie Veterinary Centre

Name: Cathal McNamee
Business: Campsie Veterinary Centre
T: (028) 8224 6644

Business Profile: Campsie Veterinary Centre

Can you describe your business?

Campsie Veterinary Centre is an eight vet practice dedicated to the care and treatment of all kinds of animals based in Killyclogher, Omagh. We provide complete animal care and our vets are on the premises 24- hours a day, 365-days a year to look after our patients.

Why did you start your own business?

I joined a veterinary practice that has been in existence for over 50 years after leaving college. I was fortunate to become one of the owners after four years working there, this was certainly always my long term ambition.

What are the best things about running your own business?

It gives you the flexibility to make decisions following your own vision on how you want the business to work and is rewarding on the occasions when you get it right!

What are the main challenges facing the business?

External factors such as economics will always be very important as it will affect decision making in pet owning homes and in farming households.

What advice would you give to someone starting a business?

Do your homework regarding the wants and needs of your customer base making sure that your engagement with customers is part of your daily normal routine.

Can you describe your experience of running a business in three words or less?

Exhausting and fulfilling.