VCA Animal Hospitals to Support Local Shelters and Rescue Organizations by Providing Free Healthy Start Exams for Adoptive Pet Parents – MarketWatch

VCA Animal Hospitals (VCA) are ensuring that pets adopted from local shelter and rescue organizations get off to a healthy start. As the official pet adoption sponsor of this year’s America’s Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa, Calif., VCA, along with veterinarians and staff from nine local VCA Animal Hospital locations, will offer attendees who adopt a shelter pet a complimentary first exam, and provide on-site consultations, expert advice and more to all pet lovers at the event.

The America’s Family Pet Expo returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa on April 20, 21 and 22, 2012. Expo hours are 10AM — 6PM on Friday, 10AM — 7PM on Saturday, and 10AM — 6PM on Sunday. VCA will be located in the main adoption area for dogs in booth 1511 and cats in booth 1332. General Admission — $12.00. Seniors 60 & over — $10.00. Children 6-12 — $6.00. 5 yrs and under — Free. General Admission tickets may be purchased at a $2 discount online.

“We’re excited and proud to be a sponsor and participant again this year,” said VCA Animal Hospitals’ Regional Vice-President, LeAnn Palm. “We have a long-standing history working in our local communities to provide pet parents and new pet owners with exceptional pet healthcare and education. In addition, the VCA Animal Healthcare Partnership Program supports shelter and rescue organizations’ efforts by providing pets with a healthy start.”

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