Our History

Centaur Services was created over 50 years ago by a group of veterinary surgeons who understood the challenges and needs of busy veterinary practices. Although we have grown and evolved significantly over the past half-decade, that commitment to put the customer at the heart of what we do has remained central to our business. Scroll down for our full history or see the faces that make up today's sales and leaderships teams.

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February 2015
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MWI Veterinary Supply is acquired by AmerisourceBergen, a world leader in human health distribution.

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Monday
August 2010
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Centaur becomes part of the MWI Veterinary Supply family.

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Friday
October 2003
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It is agreed, after discussion with the current shareholders, that non-veterinarians should become shareholders and customers of the business.

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Monday
August 1981
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Centaur moves into its current premises to facilitate further growth. Read more

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Monday
June 1975
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Throughout the 1970s Centaur Services continues to grow and extend the reach of its activities beyond the south west.

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Sunday
March 1964
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Trading commences in Castle Cary, Somerset. Centaur Services was established by a group of veterinary surgeons who recognised a need to change the way they purchased products. Read more