SOURCE: Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

August 24, 2012 15:30 ET

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (VSCT) Announces Sponsorship of "Pet Vet" Exhibit at The Children's Museum Tucson

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2012) - The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (www.vscot.com), considered amongst the nation's leading specialty veterinary centers, is announcing its sponsorship of the Pet Vet Exhibit at the Children's Museum Tucson (www.childrensmuseumtucson.org). This exhibit allows children of all ages to learn about the veterinary field through their interaction with educational tools such as simulated x-ray machines, stethoscopes, exam tables and other related materials.

"The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson is very excited to be able to sponsor the fantastic Pet Vet exhibit at the Children's Museum right here in Tucson. Almost 130,000 people visit this great museum every year and we are very glad that they will continue to learn about the veterinary field as part of their experience," stated Dr. Barbara Gores, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Founding Owner of VSCT.

VSCT delivers compassionate, comprehensive emergency and specialty care. 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.

"The Children's Museum Tucson welcomes The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson on board as a sponsor of the Pet Vet Exhibit. We are aware of their excellent reputation and look forward to working with VSCT to bring interactive educational experiences to children and families in our community," stated Hilary Van Alsburg, Development Director at the Children's Museum Tucson.

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
  • 2006 Best Vet, Annual Best of Tucson Award, The Tucson Weekly

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