SOURCE: Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

April 16, 2012 11:07 ET

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson Hospital Administrator and Co-Owner Named Finalist for the NAWBO 2012 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - Apr 16, 2012) - Janet Allen Woods, Hospital Administrator and Co-owner of Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (VSCT), has been named one of five finalists for the National Association of Business Women (NAWBO) 2012 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award, stated Deborah Alter, President, NAWBO Greater Tucson Chapter. Jan was also a NAWBO Woman Business Owner of the Year finalist in 2010 and an Athena finalist in 2010 and 2011.

"VSCT is very proud of Jan for again being selected as a NAWBO finalist," stated Dr. Barbara Gores, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Founding Owner of VSCT. "She is an integral part of the daily operations at VSCT, as well as a leader in the local Southern Arizona and national veterinary management community. It is wonderful to see her recognized for all of her hard work and contributions to our profession."

The award will be presented at the Better Business Bureau Southern Arizona Torch Awards on April 26, 2012. The luncheon runs from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the JW Marriott Starr Pass resort in Tucson. Please contact NAWBO at 520-326-2926 to register.

Considered amongst the nation's leading specialty veterinary centers, VSCT delivers compassionate, comprehensive emergency and specialty care. VSCT has grown an estimated 400% since opening in 2004 and doubled the number of specialty services it offers. At 32,000 square feet, VSCT is the largest veterinary specialty and emergency center in southern Arizona with an average annual caseload of approximately 20,000 patients.

VSCT is the southern Arizona leader in offering the greatest number of full-time board-certified veterinary specialists, and largest variety of specialty veterinary care, including the fields of Emergency and Critical Care, Dentistry, Dermatology, Oncology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Diagnostic Imaging (MRI, CT, Ultrasound), Companion Animal Rehabilitation Therapy and Behavior.

VSCT has won numerous awards, including:

  • 2011 Finalist, Business Growth, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award
  • 2011 Hospital Design, Veterinary Economics Merit Award Winner
  • 2011 First Place, ASID Design Excellence Awards, Commercial Interiors Group
  • 2010 Community Service, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award
  • 2008 Best Place to Work, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award
  • 2008 Outstanding Customer Service, Arizona Small Business Association SASIE Award
  • 2008 Arizona Companies to Watch, Comerica Bank Award
  • 2006 Hospital Design, Veterinary Economics Merit Award Winner
  • 2006 Best Mini Oasis Xeriscape Award, Tohono Chul Park and the Arizona Department of Water Resources, and
  • 2006 Best Vet, Annual Best of Tucson Award, The Tucson Weekly

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