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What is MVP?

Mission Veterinary Partners (“MVP”), formerly known as Midwest Veterinary Partners, is a veterinarian-founded network of animal hospitals based in Novi, Michigan. While it’s important to know what we are, it’s also important to know what drives us—our mission: to be the employer of choice in veterinary medicine. We take the very best care of our veterinary teams so they can take care of their clients and patients.

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How did MVP start
and where is it going?

While MVP was founded in 2017, the company’s roots were planted in 1998 by two entrepreneurial veterinarians, Dr. Vic Dhillon and Dr. Jeff Rothstein. Dr. Dhillon and Dr. Rothstein first met while they were working together at a clinic in Roseville, Michigan, but parted ways to pursue similar dreams in different states. Dr. Rothstein stayed in Roseville while Dr. Dhillon moved to the Milwaukee area, but the two remained friends as they collectively opened and acquired over 20 animal hospitals between their respective hospital groups, Advanced Animal Hospital Group and Progressive Pet Animal Hospitals. In 2017, they recognized an opportunity that would allow their groups to join forces with a strategic partner, Shore Capital, and merged together forming MVP

Shore Capital firmly believes that good medicine is good business and specializes in providing operating expertise and strong financial support to drive transformational growth in healthcare. With a proven veterinary track record and strong industry relationships, Shore Capital assembled a world-class board of directors, empowering MVP to achieve its mission: to be the employer of choice in veterinary medicine. Shore Capital has delivered returns in the top 0.1% of all private equity firms in the United States led by high-quality, high-care people with strong Midwest values.