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VCA Honored at Houston SPCA Strong Gala

Published by Carissa Schildt in Cats, Community Outreach, Dogs, Happy Tails, Shelters & Rescues, VCA News June 18, 2018

VCA was recently an honoree at the Houston SPCA’s annual gala on Friday, April 13, 2018. This years event titled, “Houston SPCA Strong,” was held to honor the heroes of Hurricane Harvey at The Houstonian Hotel. It was these heroes that helped make the lifesaving efforts of the Houston SPCA possible. The HSPCA thanked VCA and VCA Charities...

Heroic Fire Dog Matilda Reunited with Firemen and Vet Team

Published by VCA Inc. in Community Outreach, Dogs, Happy Tails, Lifesaving, Pets, VCA Animal Hospitals May 22, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, TX – May 13, 2017 – Matilda, the heroic 3-1/2-year-old pit bull mix who saved her owners from a house fire in March, was reunited with the firemen who resuscitated her from smoke inhalation and the veterinary team at VCA Becker Animal Hospital who treated her. Matilda, who was sleeping between her pet parents, awoke smelling...

K9 Officer First Aid Training, Florida

Published by VCA Inc. in Community Outreach, Dogs, VCA Animal Hospitals, Veterinary Staff May 10, 2017

After nearly 70 years of caring for the pets in South Florida, VCA Hollywood has developed strong relationships with our community. These relationships have transcended the doctor:patient bond and established us a solid resource for best pet care. This bond is no more epitomized than with our law enforcement community. For decades we have cared for our state and local police K9 officers for wellness and emergency care. This week,...

Terrapin Turtle Day

The Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island in Maryland is a one-of-a-kind project off Tilghman Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The island, which had eroded to five acres by 1993, is currently being restored to its historic footprint using sediment dredged from the shipping channels approaching the Port of Baltimore. A lack of land predators,...

San Diego VCA Team Partner’s with San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

Published by VCA Inc. in Community Outreach, VCA Animal Hospitals, Veterinary Staff April 15, 2017

The San Diego VCA Community Outreach Team has partnered up with San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum in North County San Diego, which, since 1999 San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum has been “inspiring children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation.”. Our team, David Stromberg, Vilen Vlasov, Michelle Cornwell, Michele Chin, Deana Hartford, Glenn Barnes, Editha Quiambao,...