NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VCA Animal Hospitals is offering free boarding assistance at all hospitals throughout Tennessee for pets that have been displaced by several devastating tornadoes. The powerful storm system that moved across the central portion of the state has resulted in casualties and caused significant property damage.
“We understand that catastrophic natural disasters are made even more stressful for people with pets and VCA is here to help pet owners find a safe place for their pets during this difficult time,” said Dr. Todd Lavender, President, VCA Animal Hospitals and Petcare Services. “All of our VCA hospitals in Tennessee are extending free boarding so families can focus on the emergency.”
Boarding assistance is offered on a space-available basis to pet owners affected by the Tennessee tornadoes. To locate a nearby VCA hospital, enter your zip code here.
All VCA hospitals in the state are open and operating normally. Families are strongly encouraged to call ahead and confirm that space is available.
VCA is closely monitoring the situation across the state and its impact on pet families. Follow VCA Animal Hospitals on Facebook for further updates.
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 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®.