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VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Federal Employees Flexible Payment Plans for Pets Needing Veterinary Care

January 24, 2019

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 24, 2019--VCA Animal Hospitals has committed to helping federal employees with pets obtain continued access to veterinary care, despite not receiving their paychecks. Flexible payment options for federal employees with a government identification are being made available at over 700 VCA animal hospitals in the United States until the shutdown is over.

“Our priority is to make sure that as many pets as possible receive the health care that they need,” said Doug Drew, VCA President Animal Hospitals & Petcare Services. “Any affected federal employee whose pet needs veterinary care will be provided flexible payment terms for VCA services so that they be assured that their pets veterinary care can be taken care of during this time,” he added.

VCA continues its ongoing commitment to offer assistance to pet owners during disasters and emergencies, with animal hospitals and VCA Charities working together. To locate a nearby VCA animal hospital, click here.

About VCA Animal Hospitals

VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 850 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,700 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 525 are board-certified specialists who are experts in areas such as Oncology, Cardiology, Emergency & Critical Care, and Surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. For more information, visit VCAhospitals.com or follow on Twitter @vcapethealth and facebook.com/VCAAnimalHospitals/.

About VCA

VCA is a leading provider of pet health care services in the country delivered through more than 850 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S. and Canada, a preeminent nationwide clinical laboratory system that services all 50 states and Canada (Antech Diagnostics), the leading animal diagnostic imaging company in the market (Sound), and Camp Bow Wow (CBW), the nation’s Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise, an Inc. 5000 company. In 2017, VCA joined the Mars, Inc. family of businesses.

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