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Dutch Specialist Veterinary Clinic Utrecht joins AniCura

Press release

AniCura, one of Europe’s leading providers of high-quality veterinary care for companion animals, acquires well-known referral clinic Specialist Veterinary Clinic Utrecht, SDU. The acquisition provides SDU with access to a broad medical and scientific network for knowledge sharing and cooperation and strengthens AniCuras position as a European leader of advanced veterinary care.

Specialist Veterinary Clinic Utrecht is a widely recognized referrals-only veterinary clinic, operated by veterinarian and ECVS-Diplomate Edgar Scheepens since 2008. The clinic employs 16 veterinary professionals, including six board certified veterinary specialists (Diplomates), and offers high level expertise within many veterinary fields such as orthopaedics, neurosurgery, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. Approximately 8 000 patients are referred to the clinic each year from all over the Netherlands.

In 2011 SDU moved to new state-of-the-art facilities in an easily accessible location. The facilities comprise operating theatres, fully equipped for all kinds of surgery, modern technology for diagnostic imaging, including a 128-slice CT (Computed Tomography), examination rooms and offices.

─ We believe it is imperative to be able to guarantee quality of care at all times. AniCura stands for the best quality of care and makes sure all clinics can continuously develop their knowledge, skills and technology. We believe there is a need to join forces and cooperate, in order to create a healthy foundation for outstanding veterinary care in The Netherlands. AniCura can enable this, says Edgar Scheepens, Practice Manager of SDU.

─ I am very happy to welcome the SDU team to AniCura's veterinary family. Cooperation, medical- and scientific development hold the key to shaping the future of specialised veterinary care, and by working together in partnership we continue to ensure that we and all our family members stay at the forefront of the development in the veterinary industry, says Peter Dahlberg, Group CEO AniCura.

For further information, please contact:

Edgar Scheepens, Practice Manager Specialist Veterinary Clinic Utrecht, +31 30 251 35 10

Peter Dahlberg, Group CEO of AniCura, +46 730 505 050