VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Displaced by Alaska Wildfires

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--()--VCA Animal Hospitals is offering free boarding assistance in Alaska for dogs and cats, and other species, that have been displaced by recent wildfires in the Anchorage market. Recent wildfires have caused air quality issues, property destruction and mandatory evacuations for local families.

“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. “Two of our hospitals in the area are 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 the following hospitals:

VCA Far Country Animal Hospital
2701 N Liahona Drive
Palmer, AK, 99645
(907) 746-7297

VCA Big Lake Animal Hospital
9750 W Parks Hwy.
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 892-9292

About VCA Animal Hospitals

VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 920 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Brazil. The hospitals are staffed by more than 6,300 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. For more information, please visit or follow on Twitter @vcapethealth and


Agnes Huff, PhD
Agnes Huff Communications Group; (310) 641-2525

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Agnes Huff, PhD
Agnes Huff Communications Group; (310) 641-2525