Do more with less. Eliminate practice chaos.

Covetrus Ascend, cloud-based veterinary practice management software designed to address industry challenges. Plus, you’ll be supported by our premium customer success program. Your dedicated specialist ensures optimal technology utilisation for maximum return on investment.

What types of veterinary practices do we support?

With our leading veterinary practice management systems, Covetrus Ascend, VisionVPM and RxWorks. We support +15,000 users.


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Why Ascend?

What makes us different

Work from anywhere

Ascend is cloud-based and no longer constrains you to a physical desktop in the clinic, improving efficiency in and out of the practice.

Intuitive user interface

The most intuitive and modern cloud-based interface in the market. It’s why Ascend’s userbase has grown by over 250% in 2023.


Improved team morale

Unlike other software providers, mental health and wellbeing are reflected in the design of Ascend.

Local focus, global reach

You’re supported by our local teams in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom with the benefit of global teams across the world.


Onboarding and customer success

Simple three-step onboarding and our proactive customer success program ensures users are maximising their use and value from Ascend. In-person onboarding and implementation options available.

Design and development process

Shaped by current users, industry mental health experts and veterinary professionals to address industry challenges.

Ascend’s Key Features

Get setup in 3 simple steps

  • Short Implementation kick-off meeting
  • Progress check-in
  • We'll sort the data extract, migration and config for you
  • Access to training materials
  • Progress check-in ensuring you're ready to Go Live
Ascend Go Live
  • Meeting with team pre Go Live
  • Q&A session post Go Live
  • Increased support post Go Live to ensure your success

Once you're live on Ascend, we don't disappear. We'll organise success check-ins to ensure you're maximising Ascend. Plus, you've got 24/7 tech support and your customer success specialist. In-person onboarding and implementation options available.

Full connectivity and a one-stop shop experience

We partner and integrate with other key applications that make it easier to get on with your day.


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Enables online payment via link for your clinic payment workflows. Experience increased convenience, security, and efficiency in your payment operations


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Connects with Covetrus to enable real-time online booking on your website and digital channels.


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Professional templates, digital forms, discharge instructions, and home care videos to help you build stronger client relationships.


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Zoetis VetScan provides leading edge analysers that enable veterinarians to respond to the health needs of their clients at the point-of-care while operating economical and profitable practices.


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Online controlled drug register that replaces and improves on the paper-based recording of controlled drugs, specifically designed for vets.


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GapOnly reviews and calculates your clients pet insurance claim while they are still at your practice. They simply pay the gap (the difference between your invoice and the claim benefit under the client policy) and go.



Make a confident diagnosis with IDEXX by submitting lab requests and receiving results through our bi-directional integrations at point-of-care and using IDEXX reference laboratories.


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Paws App enables you to offer online bookings and better-managed booking workflows.

Why partner with Covetrus?

Covetrus is committed to partnering with you to future-proof your practice. How? By leveraging unparalleled insights and expertise from our leading veterinary technology, distribution, instrumentation and consulting businesses, in the Covetrus ecosystem. There is no other provider across the market with this breadth of insight. We are a global company with a local focus and passion.


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Trusted globally
+100,000 customers, +21 countries and +5,500+ employees worldwide.


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Global investment
We're a market leader in investment and innovation of cloud-based veterinary software technology globally, supporting the future of the industry.


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We use veterinary practice data and customer feedback from thousands of practices to fuel our decision making.


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Staff experience
Many of our Covetrus staff have worked in practice and understand your unique challenges and needs.


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Supporting our industry
Covetrus & Provet proudly support the AVA, NZVA, VNCA, Sophie's Legacy, Flynn's Walk, Australian Rainbow Veterinarians and Allies, Vets for Climate Action and Vet Answers plus more.

Technology needs to be doing the heavy lifting for you, it’s time to do more with less
Join thousands of practices that partner with Covetrus to support and grow their business
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