LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VCA Animal Hospitals, the largest family of animal care providers nationwide operating over 750 hospitals in the U.S., is a major partner of Air Bud Entertainment’s newest film, PUP STAR: WORLD TOUR, available on Netflix on May 5th. Air Bud Entertainment, the proud creators of beloved family entertainment, including ‘Air Bud’ and ‘Disney Air Buddies,’ announce the exciting, all-new addition to the hugely popular PUP STAR live-action film franchise – PUP STAR: WORLD TOUR.
The VCA Hospitals Healthy Pup Star Photo Contest will be promoted throughout VCA’s national network of hospitals on counter cards and posters, as well as emails to pet parents. Those entering the contest will have a chance to win the grand prize of a week vacation in a pet-friendly suite at any Extended Stay America Hotel nationwide plus $2,000 for airfare and a gift card. Entering is simple and free – just upload a photo of your healthy dog to facebook.com/VCAAnimalHospitals.
“We are delighted to partner with Air Bud Entertainment on promoting this exciting action-packed family adventure film that will not only delight audiences everywhere, but engage our entire VCA network, including clients, staff and pet parents across the country,” said Art Antin, Chief Operating Officer of VCA Animal Hospitals. “Pets are a part of the family and everyone loves to take and share photos of them.”
In addition to the VCA-sponsored photo contest, a public service video announcement for VCA’s non-profit partner, VCA Charities, will be airing on TVs in waiting rooms, social media and hospital websites. VCA is also sponsoring a free movie screening at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica on May 6, 2018 at 11:00 am. For free screening passes, visit https://gofobo.com/main/local_movie_screenings/1144.
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals, part of the VCA family of companies, operates more than 800 companion animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. VCA hospitals are staffed by more than 4,700 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care. With over 525 board-certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency & critical care, and surgery, VCA Animal Hospitals provides not only a full range of general practice services to keep pets well, but specialized treatments for when pets are ill. For more information, visit vcahospitals.com or follow on Twitter @vcapethealth and facebook.com/VCAAnimalHospitals/.
About VCA Charities
VCA Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to end medically unnecessary euthanasia. Established in 2005 by the founders of VCA Animal Hospitals, VCA Charities has helped feed thousands of pets through their 28 Pet Food Pantries and donated time and money to companion animal organizations globally. Visit the website and blog to learn more about VCA Charities and its programs at VCAcharities.org.
About Air Bud Entertainment
Air Bud Entertainment is the premium brand for live action family movies and TV series. The Company has created over 22 family movies and five movie franchises that are licensed around the globe including the five Air Bud movies; seven Air Buddies movies with two Santa Paws movies in partnership with Disney, along with the new four movie Pup Star franchise for Netflix. ABE also recently announced its new series Puppy Prep Academy with Disney Channel in the U.S.
Air Bud Entertainment is a fully integrated studio that produces all aspects of the creative and production process, including writing, directing, producing, post-production and visual effects. The Company also markets and licenses its movie franchise/series directly. Air Bud Entertainment is based in Malibu, California and its studios are in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Visit and subscribe to http://www.AIRBUD.com and ABE YouTube.