AniCura, one of Europe’s leading providers of high-quality veterinary care for companion animals, acquires Animal Oncology Imaging Center (AOI) in Zug, Switzerland. The clinic is a European leader within animal oncology and diagnostic imaging and treats patients from all over Continental Europe.
The Animal Oncology Imaging Center (AOI) was founded in 2008 by Professor Barbara Kaser-Hotz, a pioneer within veterinary radiation oncology in Europe. Today, the clinic is a leading oncology centre in Europe with a team of specifically trained veterinarians including examined Diplomates in radiation oncology, medical oncology and veterinary diagnostic imaging. The clinic treats around 6 500 patients per year from all over Continental Europe including Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Greece and Russia. The multicultural team offers its veterinary care services in numerous European languages including English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Czech.
─ Being part of AniCura enables us to develop more rapidly within highly specialized veterinary care. We can draw upon the expertise of more than 100 clinics around Europe, participate in a broader educational offering and gain purchasing synergies while at the same time maintaining our local strengths, says Prof. Barbara Kaser-Hotz, Practice Manager at AOI.
In addition to its veterinary care services, AOI is also a recognized educational centre regularly training specialized veterinarians with board certification in oncology and radiology. The clinic is equipped with advanced diagnostic tools, including radiotherapy with linear accelerator, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasonography and computer tomography (CT).
The acquisition strengthens AniCura’s position in Switzerland and Continental Europe, providing AniCura with exceptional knowledge and access to unique experience in the fields of radiation and medical oncology as well as diagnostic imaging.
─ We are very pleased that the Animal Oncology Imaging Center has chosen to join AniCura. AOI is widely recognized as a leader in its field and will play an important part in strengthening competence and knowledge sharing within our family of veterinary clinics. Switzerland as a whole is an attractive market with highly specialized veterinary care and we look forward to further develop our veterinary care offering in the country, says Peter Dahlberg, CEO AniCura.
For further information, please contact
Prof. Barbara Kaser-Hotz, Practice Manager, Animal Oncology Imaging Center, +41 79 778 60 88
Peter Dahlberg, CEO AniCura, +46 730 505 050