Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, VCA Animal Hospitals and Finding Rover Unveil Innovative Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Lost Pets

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WHAT:

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (spcaLA), VCA Animal Hospitals and Finding Rover come together to unveil innovative facial recognition technology for pets that integrates a smart phone application with local shelters to help identify lost pets. With Finding Rover, pets now have access to advanced CSI techniques usually reserved for humans that can help reunite lost pets with their owners in real time from a smartphone or computer.
The partnership between VCA, spcaLA and Finding Rover enables people to locate lost pets quickly and also find forever homes for adoptable shelter pets by using the free app and website. In a continuing effort to safeguard the safety, health and well-being of pets, VCA Animal Hospitals serves as the exclusive veterinary partner of Finding Rover.
 

WHEN:

10 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2015

 

WHO:

Bob Antin, Chief Executive Officer and founder, VCA Inc.
Madeline Bernstein, President, spcaLA
John Polimeno, CEO and founder, Finding Rover
 

WHERE:

VCA Animal Hospitals

12401 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
 

VISUALS:

Finding Rover CEO John Polimeno will provide a live demonstration with shelter and VCA dogs on how the smartphone application works to quickly and easily identify lost and found dogs.
 

NOTE:

All press event participants will be available for one-on-one interviews after the program and demonstration. Media can contact Agnes Huff for parking details.
 

WEBSITES:
spcaLA: www.spcaLA.com
VCA Animal Hospitals: www.vcahospitals.com
Finding Rover: www.findingrover.com

Contacts

VCA Animal Hospitals
Agnes Huff (310) 641-2525
ahuff@ahuffgroup.com
or
spcaLA
Ana Bustilloz
(323) 730-5300 x252
or
Finding Rover
Brandi Blankenship
(949) 212-0744

Release Summary

VCA Animal Hospitals, spcaLA and Finding Rover unveil innovative facial recognition technology for pets. CSI techniques now available for pets.

Contacts

VCA Animal Hospitals
Agnes Huff (310) 641-2525
ahuff@ahuffgroup.com
or
spcaLA
Ana Bustilloz
(323) 730-5300 x252
or
Finding Rover
Brandi Blankenship
(949) 212-0744