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VCA Employee and her Search & Rescue Dog Ava Save the Life of a 2-Year Old Boy

Published by Admin in Dogs, Happy Tails, Lifesaving, Search & Rescue March 13, 2017

Becky Irving, the head surgical tech at VCA Rock Creek Animal Hospital, has been helping and working with animals for many years. Through her job in the veterinary industry, she has helped thousands of pets. However, her main passion and biggest driver has always been Search and Rescue. Following that passion, Becky is currently the Canine Training coordinator...

TrueBeam™ Radiotherapy System for Pet Cancer Treatment

Published by Admin in Cancer, Lifesaving, Pets, VCA Animal Hospitals March 1, 2017

YONKERS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a promising development for pet cancer patients in the Northeast, Animal Specialty Center (ASC) introduced its new TrueBeam™ Radiotherapy system to leading veterinary professionals with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. The ribbon cutting for the TrueBeam system was part of a continuing education seminar that included a presentation entitled, “Combining Surgery and Radiation” by ASC’s...

Why I Volunteer for a Pet Food Pantry

Published by Admin in Charities, Lifesaving, Lifestyle, Pet Food Pantry, Pets, VCA Animal Hospitals January 11, 2017

By: Cath Juliano | Sunrise Veterinary Group |West Islip, NY   Every day, I drive past Long Island Cares, a food pantry on Long Island, and realize how fortunate I am.  Regularly, I recognize people from my neighborhood: “That’s a guy I went to school with,” I think to myself. I see clients from the animal hospital walk through...

#VCAPets of the Week – January 6, 2017

Published by Admin in #VCAPets, Cats, Dogs, Lifesaving, Pets, Puppy January 6, 2017

Every week we take a look at the #vcapets shown around social media and check in to see how they are doing. As you can see, between office visits, fun adventures and lots of lounging, there is tons to see! Check out these awesome pets shown through the pics provided by their awesome pet parents. #VCAPets / December 30th – January...

#VCAPets of the Week – December 30, 2016

Published by Admin in #VCAPets, Cats, Dogs, Holidays, Lifesaving, Pets, Puppy December 30, 2016

Every week we take a look at the #vcapets shown around social media and check in to see how they are doing. As you can see, between office visits, fun adventures and lots of lounging, there is tons to see! Check out these awesome pets shown through the pics provided by their awesome pet parents. #VCAPets / December 23rd –...

Pet Food Pantry Program Serves 1.5 Million Meals to Pets in Need

Published by Admin in Charities, Diet, Dogs, Lifesaving, Pet Food Pantry, Pets, VCA Animal Hospitals December 21, 2016

  VCA Charities and Hills Pet Nutrition came together on December 14th, 2016 to celebrate the giving of its 1.5 millionth meal to pets in need through the Pet Food Pantry Program. The celebration took place in New York at the All Souls Church and marked a significant milestone for the program. About the Pet Food Pantry Program...

Poisoned goose gets lifesaving treatment at VCA in Seattle

Published by Admin in Canada, Goose, Lifesaving, PAWS Seattle, VCA Animal Hospitals, Wildlife December 19, 2016

VCA Animal Hospitals across the country form partnerships with animal shelters and rescues to save the lives of pets, wildlife and those who need a second chance at life. This story highlights the combined effort of VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle and PAWS to save the life of a poisoned goose. Back in May 2016, a Canada...

BenBen, Saddest Cat on the Internet Raises Money to Save Strays

Meet BenBen from Vancouver.  Dubbed the ‘saddest cat on the Internet’ due to his worried look and down-turned eyes, BenBen was rescued back in April. Not only was BenBen in bad shape, but he was only one day away from being euthanized.  A BC SPCA officer brought him in to the Vancouver Animal Emergency and Referral Centre. He needed immediate...