Wendell, NC: Vets Pets Opens New Wendell Animal Hospital, Grand Opening October 9

Wendell Animal Hospital. Source: Animal Vets

Vets Pets, a cooperative network of veterinary hospitals in North Carolina, continues to grow with the opening of Wendell Animal Hospital. The Small Animal and Exotic Veterinary Hospital opened September 20, 2021 at 2961 Wendell Boulevard, Wendell, North Carolina.

To celebrate the new hospital, Animal Veterinarians will hold a Large aperture event with the Wendell Chamber of Commerce to Saturday, October 9, 2021, with festivities starting at noon. The family and pet-friendly event will feature live music from Apples & Airplanes, food trucks, a bouncy house, tours and more. Vets Pets representatives, Dr. Kimberly Foca, staff and other local officials will be in attendance.

Wendell Animal Hospital will provide care for everything from dogs and cats to pocket pets and will serve Wendell and surrounding communities. Vets Pets opened the standalone facility with Dr. Kimberly Foca, the lead veterinarian.

“I am beyond excited! It is an honor to serve this wonderful community and its companion animals,” said Dr. Kimberly Foca, DVM, MS, Wendell Animal Hospital. “It’s always been my dream to open a hospital, and I can’t wait for Wendell to see our new home. »

Dr. Foca grew up in New Jersey and started working as a veterinary technician in 2003. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Rutgers University, then moved to Oahu to attend the University of Hawaii where she graduated a master’s degree in developmental and reproductive biology focusing on the human amnion in preterm labor. Dr. Foca then continued his studies in veterinary medicine at Ross University in St. Kitts, completing his clinical year at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

“Wendell is growing so quickly and we want to make sure everyone has access to veterinary care,” said Steve Thomas, CEO of Vets Pets. “Dr. Foca is the perfect partner to provide high quality, convenient, and affordable care for pets in the area.

Vets Pets is a cooperative group of small animal veterinary hospitals located in the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina. Based in Wilson, NC, Vets Pets was created to meet the changing needs of the veterinary industry. Locations include:

  • Points East Hospital Veterinary Specialist – Wilson, NC
  • Benvenue Veterinary Hospital – Rocky Mount, NC
  • Down East Spay And Neuter Alliance Clinic – Rocky Mount, NC
  • Five County Spay Neuter Clinic – Zebulon, NC
  • Knightdale Veterinary Hospital – Knightdale, NC
  • Louisburg Veterinary Clinic — Louisburg, North Carolina
  • Nash County Veterinary Hospital – Nashville, NC
  • New Light Animal Hospital – Wake Forest, NC
  • Pet Emergency Clinic Pitt County – Greenville, NC
  • Wake Veterinary and Urgent Care Hospital – Knightdale, NC
  • Zebulon Veterinary Hospital – Zebulon, NC

See the full list here.

By providing hands-on operations management, HR support, ongoing education, state-of-the-art technology and resources, it enables veterinarians to focus on medical excellence in a healthy and supportive hospital culture.

Whether veterinarians are looking to join one of their existing practices, start a new practice, acquire an existing practice, or leave the practice, Vets Pets’ role in the business is flexible. It invests in people, equipment and facilities with a long-term perspective and works with veterinary partners to match strengths and interests with the right business opportunity. For enterprising veterinary leaders, Vets Pets forms partnerships where it co-owns practices with veterinarians.

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Source: Animal Vets

Ed. Note: Originally published September 26, 2021. Updated October 5.

Benjamin M. Yerger