VCA Antech, Inc. : VCA Animal Hospitals to Support Local Shelters and Rescue Organizations by Providing Free Healthy Start Exams for Adoptive Pet Parents
07/17/2012| 08:05am US/Eastern
VCA, Veterinarians and Staff from Nine Chicago VCA Animal Hospitals
Partner with Amazing Pet Expos to Offer Complimentary On-Site
Consultations, Expert Advice and More
Animal Hospitals (VCA) are ensuring that pets adopted from Chicago
shelter and rescue organizations get off to a healthy start. As a proud
sponsor of this year's Windy
City Pet Expo, VCA along with veterinarians and staff from nine
local VCA Animal Hospital locations will offer attendees who adopt a
shelter pet a complimentary first exam, and provide on-site
consultations, expert advice and more to all pet-lovers at the event.
The Windy City Pet Expo takes place at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa
Park, Illinois, on Saturday, July 21st, 2012 from 10AM - 6PM.
The VCA booth (#151) will be located near the Mega Adoption Area for
Dogs. General admission is free to the public.
"VCA is committed to helping local shelter pets. To that end, we have
formed partnerships with many shelters in the area to help give adopted
pets a healthy start in life," said VCA Animal Hospitals' Field Manager,
Lorrie Nimsgern. "This partnership includes offering a free first exam
and also providing some financial assistance for many illnesses
discovered upon adoption."
Attendees who adopt a local shelter pet will receive a new pet parent
gift bag from VCA, which includes a healthy start certificate for a
complimentary first exam. During the initial visit, a VCA veterinarian
will evaluate and consult on the pet's overall health by checking the
heart and other vital organs, as well as examine for fleas, ticks and
other external parasites.
All pet parents and pet enthusiasts who attend the Windy City Pet Expo
will have the opportunity to benefit from the exceptional healthcare
provided by the VCA Animal Hospitals' teams. Veterinarians and staff
will be on-site to provide information on pet healthy start and
wellness, nutrition, parasite prevention, first-aid, as well as answer
general pet healthcare related questions. Attendees will also receive a
complimentary goodie bag and have the opportunity to enter a prize
operates more than 590 animal hospitals in 41 states and three Canadian
provinces. These hospitals are staffed by more than 1,800 fully
qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give your pet
the very best in medical care. Over 200 are board-certified specialists.
VCA provides a full range of general medical and surgical services as
well as specialized treatments. For more information on VCA Animal
Hospitals, please visit VCAhospitals.com.
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