Thoughts on the Mars Purchase of VCA Inc.
IMPS was a bit under the weather the past few weeks, but is bouncing back now and ready for a productive 2017.
News came out two days ago that Mars (the candy people) are buying VCA Inc. VCA (Veterinary Centres of America) is a chain of about 800 animal hospitals across the United States and Canada and began as one location in Los Angeles in 1987. Is this a good thing?full article »
published on January 11 2017 Categories: medical, news - Tags: VCA, Mars, Banfield, hospitals
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Declawing Cats: Are Legislative Bans Appropriate?
Last week a bill passed through a NJ Assembly committee which would make it a crime to declaw a cat. Criminal penalties sought are a fine of up to $1,000 or six months in jail in addition to a civil penalty starting at $500 and maxing out at $2,000. This would be a first in the country were it enacted so IMPS decided to take a closer look.full article »
published on November 22 2016 Tags: declawing, Onychetomy - Categories: events, medical, news
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