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VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Displaced by Saddleridge Wildfire in Southern California

October 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 11, 2019--

VCA Animal Hospitals is offering free boarding assistance for dogs and cats, and other species, that have been displaced by the Saddleridge fire that broke out in Sylmar and spread to Porter Ranch and other communities. Approximately 100,000 people are under mandatory evacuation orders.

“At VCA, pet health is our top priority at all times, including during unforeseen emergencies like these devastating wildfires,” said Dr. Bob Doak, senior vice president of VCA Animal Hospitals. “Our VCA Adler hospital in the area is extending free boarding for pets so families can focus on the wildfire emergency, knowing their pets are in a safe and caring environment.”

Boarding assistance is offered on a space-available basis at:

VCA Adler Animal Hospital and Pet Resort
16911 Roscoe Blvd.
Northridge, CA 91343
(818) 893-6366

VCA is closely monitoring this fast-moving fire and its impact to pet families. Follow VCA Animal Hospitals on Facebook for breaking wildfire news as it happens.

About VCA Animal Hospitals

VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 920 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and 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. As part of the Mars, Inc. family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

For more information, please visit VCAhospitals.com or follow on Twitter @vcapethealth and Facebook ( facebook.com/VCAAnimalHospitals/ ).

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH WOMEN SENIORS PETS MEN FAMILY CONSUMER VETERINARY

SOURCE: VCA Animal Hospitals

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