SOURCE: Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

June 16, 2011 16:05 ET

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (VSCT) Wins Two Prestigious Design Awards

Leading Veterinary Specialty Center Honored by Veterinary Economics Magazine and American Association of Interior Designers

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - Jun 16, 2011) - The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson ( has won two prestigious design awards.

Veterinary Economics magazine has named VSCT the 2011 Merit Award Winner for Hospital Design, a national honor that indicates it is clearly one of the most advanced and well designed centers in the United States. In addition, Commercial Interiors Group won First Place at the 2011 ASID Design Excellence Awards for their work on Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson.

"VSCT is honored to be awarded the Hospital Design award from Veterinary Economics magazine for the second time," stated Dr. Barbara Gores, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Founding Owner of VSCT. "We set out to create a cutting edge, state of the art veterinary center that was designed to provide the best of care, and also be a beautiful asset to Tucson in the process. It is thrilling to receive this recognition and our thanks go out to everyone who was part of this ambitious undertaking."

Considered amongst the nation's leading specialty veterinary centers, VSCT delivers compassionate, comprehensive veterinary emergency and specialty care in the fields of Emergency and Critical Care, Dentistry, Dermatology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Radiology and Behavior, and collaborates with the Valley Fever Center for Excellence.

"Working with the VSCT owners as well as the building team and architect on this fantastic project has been a very positive experience," stated Rhonda Evans, Owner, Commercial Interiors Group. "We are honored and proud to have won the ASID award with them."

VSCT has grown an estimated 400% and doubled the number of specialty services it offers since it's opening in 2004. They now have approximately 80 employees. VSCT has also won the following awards:

  • 2010 Community Service Award, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award,
  • 2008 Best Place to Work, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award
  • 2008 Outstanding Customer Service Award, Arizona Small Business Association SASIE Award,
  • 2008 Arizona Companies to Watch, Comerica Bank Award,
  • 2006 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Merit Award,
  • 2006 Best Mini Oasis Xeriscape Award, Tohono Chul Park and the Arizona Department of Water Resources, and
  • 2006 Best Vet - Tucson Weekly Annual Best of Tucson Award

Visit VSCT online at or call 520-795-9955.

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