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After-Hours Pet Care Option to Open in Salt Lake City with New Location in Taylorsville

Tampa, FL (April 12, 2024) – UrgentVet, the pioneer in dedicated urgent care clinics for pets, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest hospital in Taylorsville, Utah. UrgentVet-Taylorsville, located at 5478 S Redwood Road, will commence operations on April 18, providing pet parents in Salt Lake City and the surrounding areas with a convenient after-hours pet care option.

UrgentVet’s innovative business model prioritizes compassion, affordability, and convenience, offering a crucial bridge between primary practices and 24-hour emergency veterinary care. The new Taylorsville clinic will operate nights, weekends, and holidays, providing relief for mild illnesses and minor injuries at significantly more affordable rates compared to emergency pet hospitals.

UrgentVet Dog Treated

Dr. Jim Dobies, DVM, and Founder of UrgentVet, expressed excitement about expanding the company’s presence in Utah. “With over 66% of households in Salt Lake City proudly owning pets, we’re delighted to be opening our 2nd location in the region to serve the dogs and cats of Utah,” said Dr. Dobies.

The Taylorsville clinic joins UrgentVet’s existing Farmington location, marking the 2nd in Utah hospital and the company’s 70th clinic nationwide. With locations in Colorado, Virginia, Texas, Tennessee, Florida, The Carolinas, Kentucky, Kansas, Wisconsin, Arizona, and Georgia, UrgentVet continues to provide convenient and affordable care for pets across the United States.

Dog in Casco

UrgentVet- Taylorsville is intentionally designed to offer a fear-free experience through certified team members for pets and pet parents alike. The clinic features species- and size-specific exam rooms, non-slip flooring, dimmable lighting, soothing colors, soft music, calming pheromones, and quiet exam lift tables. The revolutionary tempered glass pet enclosures from Casco, designed to be 70% quieter than metal cages, contribute to making UrgentVet- Taylorsville one of the most calming and comfortable clinics for the pets.

To ensure the highest quality of care, the clinic is equipped with an in-house laboratory and state-of-the-art equipment, including digital radiography and ultrasound technology.

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Dr. Dobies emphasized UrgentVet’s commitment to providing relief and reducing stress for both pets and pet parents. “An unexpected injury or illness can be a traumatic experience for both the pet and pet parent. Our hope is that our arrival helps to eliminate at least some of that stress for those in and around Taylorsville and Salt Lake City,” he added.

In alignment with its commitment to collaboration, UrgentVet aims to foster strong relationships with neighboring primary care veterinarians. Approximately 90% of pets seen at UrgentVet are treated on-site and are referred to their primary vet with a detailed letter and records for follow-up care.

For more information about UrgentVet and its services, please visit www.urgentvet.com.

About UrgentVet

Founded in Charlotte, North Carolina, by Dr. Jim Dobies in 2015 and owned by American Veterinary Group, UrgentVet is the first dedicated urgent care clinic for pets. Offering after-hours services, its clinics provide pet owners, or pet parents as UrgentVet refers to them, with an affordable and convenient alternative to 24-hour emergency vets. It offers immediate relief for mild illnesses and injuries in dogs and cats with rates that are more affordable than comparable services at emergency vet hospitals. For more information, please visit UrgentVet.com.