The Urgent Care Veterinary Clinic is redefining the model of patient care by bridging the gap between family veterinarians and emergency hospitals
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 08 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Expanded veterinary services capabilities are now available in Westborough, Massachusetts. The first PetMedic emergency care veterinary clinic opened this week, located at 1 Oak Street in the FedEx Plaza. A grand opening ceremony will take place in the fall.
Inspired by human emergency care, PetMedic provides coordinated, convenient, and compassionate veterinary care for non-life-threatening conditions after hours and on weekends. PetMedic complements pet owners’ trusted family veterinarians and alleviates case overload in emergency hospitals. The first PetMedic clinic opened in Watertown, Massachusetts in 2020, followed by Portland, Maine in 2021.
The clinic is staffed by Dr. Katie Sakakeeny, certified in emergency and critical care, and an experienced emergency medicine team. The hospital is complete with a modern surgical suite, laboratory, digital x-rays, ultrasound and state-of-the-art software that enables efficient workflow for team members.
Dr. Ben-Ari, PetMedic’s Chief Medical Officer, commented: “Without an urgent care option, pet owners must make the difficult decision of allowing their pets to wait overnight or even days for treatment. for a problem that may be uncomfortable or worsening, or going to an emergency hospital, adding to the overload of patients where priority must be given to critical conditions.”
Dr Katie Sakakeeny, Chief Medical Officer of PetMedic Westborough, added: “I am delighted to offer an urgent care option to my veterinary colleagues in the area, with whom I have worked side by side over the years. past. My team and I look forward to reducing the high volume of cases in our local ERs and providing the community with another same-day option when their pets need to be seen by a veterinarian. »
PetMedic does not perform routine services provided by family veterinary practices, such as wellness visits, or administer vaccinations. Pet owners can easily book same-day appointments online. An exceptional healthcare team and a customer-centric approach is a top priority for all PetMedic clinics.
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PetMedic Westborough Ribbon Cutting
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