Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, VCA Animal Hospitals and Finding Rover Unveil Innovative Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Lost Pets

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VCA Animal Hospitals (NASDAQ:WOOF):

 

WHAT:

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (spcaLA), VCA
Animal Hospitals and Finding Rover come together to unveil
innovative facial recognition technology for pets that integrates a
smart phone application with local shelters to help identify lost
pets. With Finding Rover, pets now have access to advanced CSI
techniques usually reserved for humans that can help reunite lost
pets with their owners in real time from a smartphone or computer.
The partnership between VCA, spcaLA and Finding Rover enables people
to locate lost pets quickly and also find forever homes for
adoptable shelter pets by using the free app and website. In a
continuing effort to safeguard the safety, health and well-being of
pets, VCA Animal Hospitals serves as the exclusive veterinary
partner of Finding Rover.
 

WHEN:

10 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2015

 

WHO:

Bob Antin, Chief Executive Officer and founder, VCA Inc.
Madeline Bernstein, President, spcaLA
John Polimeno, CEO and founder, Finding Rover
 

WHERE:

VCA Animal Hospitals

12401 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
 

VISUALS:

Finding Rover CEO John Polimeno will provide a live demonstration
with shelter and VCA dogs on how the smartphone application works to
quickly and easily identify lost and found dogs.
 

NOTE:

All press event participants will be available for one-on-one
interviews after the program and demonstration. Media can contact
Agnes Huff for parking details.
 

WEBSITES:
spcaLA: www.spcaLA.com
VCA
Animal Hospitals: www.vcahospitals.com
Finding
Rover: www.findingrover.com

Contacts

VCA Animal Hospitals
Agnes Huff (310) 641-2525
ahuff@ahuffgroup.com
or
spcaLA
Ana
Bustilloz
(323) 730-5300 x252
or
Finding Rover
Brandi
Blankenship
(949) 212-0744