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VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Affected by Wildfires in Tennessee and North Georgia


VCA Animal Hospitals announced that select VCA hospitals in Tennessee and North Georgia are offering free boarding assistance for small animals, including dogs, cats, birds and pocket pets, for families who are being displaced by the wildfires that continue to burn in the region.

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

Boarding assistance at participating Tennessee and North Georgia 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 will also offer a free health assessment exam for pets that have been evacuated or displaced because of the fires.

In the proximity of the Tennessee and North Georgia fires, local VCA hospitals include:

VCA Appalachian Animal Hospital
125 Mulberry Street
East Ellijay, GA 30540

VCA Catoosa Animal Hospital
3150 Boynton Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30736

VCA Dahlonega Animal Hospital
1284 Dawsonville Highway
Dahlonega, GA 30533

VCA Chestatee Animal Hospital
16 Westbrook Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533

VCA Animal Care Center of Mt. Juliet
2701 N. Mount Juliet Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

VCA Murphy Road Animal Hospital
4408 Murphy Road
Nashville, TN 37209

VCA Ragland & Riley Animal Hospital
3207 Cookeville Hwy
Livingston, TN 38570

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.

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