MWI Animal Health and Hound Announce Strategic Partnership

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Conshohocken, Pa. (January 8, 2024)MWI Animal Health, a leading provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions and services for veterinary practices, and part of Cencora (formerly AmerisourceBergen), today announced a strategic partnership with Hound, a leading veterinary talent platform. The partnership strengthens MWI Animal Health and Hound’s shared vision to provide the technology and tools necessary for veterinary practices to thrive in a quickly evolving industry.

For veterinary practices operating in a competitive business landscape, staff recruiting, relief and retention are top of mind, and access to sophisticated talent solutions is critical to support a thriving veterinary healthcare team. Through this partnership, MWI Animal Health customers can access Hound's talent management technology, enabling healthier practice culture and growth, improved patient outcomes and stronger client satisfaction.

“MWI Animal Health endeavors to serve as a strategic partner for veterinary practices, offering innovative solutions that meet their evolving needs and support their long-term growth,” said Julia Loew, Senior Vice President of Commercialization Services at MWI Animal Health. “We have a deep understanding of the challenges facing today’s veterinary practices and a commitment to improving the efficiency, quality and care of their operations – a dedication matched by Hound in its mission to modernize veterinary work and access to care. Through this partnership, we continue to focus on presenting solutions to our customers that create long-term value for their businesses.”

Through its software, Hound supports over 20,000 veterinary professionals and thousands of practices nationwide. Since its launch in 2021, Hound has developed innovative software for the veterinary industry including platforms to support job search and recruiting, veterinarian and technician relief and employee engagement and retention.

“I greatly respect MWI and am proud to partner with such a renowned industry leader,” said Andrew Luna, CEO of Hound. “We share many values in our deep commitment to serving the workers and employers of veterinary medicine. By partnering, our goal is to improve the workplace experience for thousands of veterinary teams and help veterinary practices protect and grow their businesses. We are excited to expand on MWI’s vast nationwide presence to equip as many practices as possible with Hound’s leading talent solutions.”

Contact your MWI Animal Health representative to learn more about how the partnership with Hound can improve your operations or visit

About Cencora

Cencora is a leading global pharmaceutical solutions organization centered on improving the lives of people and animals around the world. We partner with pharmaceutical innovators across the value chain to facilitate and optimize market access to therapies. Care providers depend on us for the secure, reliable delivery of pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, and solutions. Our 46,000+ worldwide team members contribute to positive health outcomes through the power of our purpose: We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Cencora is ranked #11 on the Fortune 500 and #24 on the Global Fortune 500 with more than $200 billion in annual revenue. Learn more at  

About Hound

Hound is a leading veterinary work platform. We are building technology to modernize veterinary job search and hiring, relief shift coverage, employee engagement and retention, and access to care. Our software helps veterinary professionals work how they want, love their work, and care for more pets. Thousands of veterinary hospitals across the US partner with Hound to create excellent candidate and employee experiences. Learn more at

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