VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Affected by the Valley Wildfire in Lake County

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SANTA ROSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VCA
Animal Hospitals
announced that select VCA hospitals in Northern
California are offering free boarding assistance for small animals,
including dogs, cats, birds and pocket pets to families who are impacted
by the Valley Fire in Lake County, northwest of Sacramento that has
destroyed homes and caused evacuations.

“Our thoughts are with the many families who continue to be impacted by
this and the other wildfires in the area,” said Art Antin, Chief
Operating Officer of VCA Animal Hospitals. “We are extending free
boarding for family pets that have been displaced by these fires so
families can feel confident their pets are safe and focus on their
priorities during this critical time.”

Boarding assistance at participating Northern California VCA hospitals
is based on space availability. Pets should be current on vaccinations,
but in case they are not, VCA veterinarians will update vaccinations
free of charge. VCA Hospitals will also offer a free health assessment
exam for pets that have been evacuated or displaced as a result of the
fires. Pet owners are encouraged to contact the American Red Cross or
any one of the following VCA hospitals for boarding assistance and more
information.

Residents in the proximity the Valley wildfire can contact the following
nearby VCA Animal hospitals:

   

VCA Benicia Animal Hospital

335 W. Military St.
Benicia, CA 94510
707-745-4600
 

VCA Tender Care Animal Hospital

1569 Fourth Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-454-4994
 

VCA Madera Pet Hospital

5796 Paradise Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925
415-924-1271
 

VCA Sequoia Valley Animal Hospital

604 Elsa Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
707-545-7387
 

VCA Forestville Animal Hospital

5033 Gravenstein Hwy N
Sebastopol, CA 95472
707-887-2261
 

VCA Westside Animal Hospital

900 Fresno Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
707-545-1622
 

VCA Animal Care Center of Sonoma County (Specialty hospital
open 24/7)

6470 Redwood Dr.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
707-584-4343

About VCA

VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 650 small animal veterinary
hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. The hospitals are staffed by more than
3,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give
pets the very best in medical care, of which over 400 are
board-certified specialists who are experts in areas such as Oncology,
Cardiology, Emergency & 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 www.VCAhospitals.com
or follow on Twitter @vcapethealth.

Contacts

Agnes Huff Communications Group
Agnes Huff, PhD
310-641-2525
ahuff@ahuffgroup.com