VCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Affected by the Bastrop County Wildfires in Central Texas

Animal Hospitals
announced that select VCA hospitals in Central
Texas are offering free boarding assistance for small animals, including
dogs, cats, birds and pocket pets to families who are impacted by the
Bastrop County wildfires that have endangered hundreds of homes and
forced families to evacuate.

“Our thoughts are with the many families in Central Texas who are being
impacted by the wildfires,” said Art Antin, Chief Operating Officer of
VCA Animal Hospitals. “We are extending free boarding for family pets
that have been displaced so families can feel confident their pets are
safe and focus on their priorities during this critical time.”

Boarding assistance at participating Central Texas VCA hospitals is
based on space availability. Pets should be current on vaccinations, but
in case they are not, VCA veterinarians will update vaccinations free of
charge. VCA Hospitals will also offer a free health assessment exam for
pets that have been evacuated or displaced as a result of the fires. Pet
owners are encouraged to contact the American Red Cross or any one of
the following VCA hospitals for boarding assistance and more information.

VCA Tanglewood Animal Hospital
2110 Slaughter Lane, Suite 120
TX 78748
(512) 280-0878

VCA Ben White Animal Hospital
2417 W Ben White Blvd.
TX 78704
(512) 444-7518

VCA Northwest Hills Animal Hospital
3426 Greystone Drive
TX 78731
(512) 345-5067

About VCA

VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 650 small animal veterinary
hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. The hospitals are staffed by more than
3,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give
pets the very best in medical care, of which over 400 are
board-certified specialists who are experts in areas such as Oncology,
Cardiology, Emergency & Critical Care, and Surgery for animals. VCA
Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to
keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. For more
information, please visit
or follow on Twitter @vcapethealth.


Agnes Huff Communications Group
Agnes Huff, PhD
(310) 641-2525

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