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UrgentVet Announces Opening of New After-Hours Pet Care Option in Kansas City, Missouri


Tampa, FL (May 2024) – UrgentVet, a dedicated urgent care clinic for pets, is delighted to announce the grand opening of its newest hospital in Kansas City, Missouri UrgentVet- Liberty strategically located at 1918 Star Drive, Suite E will officially open its doors on May 23rd, offering pet parents in the region a convenient after-hours pet care option.

Recognizing the critical need for accessible, high-quality care during after-hours emergencies, UrgentVet’s innovative business model prioritizes compassion, affordability, and convenience. The new UrgentVet Liberty 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.

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“Expanding UrgentVet in Kansas City is more than just growth; it’s a testament to our commitment to providing accessible, compassionate care to pets in need,” said Lou Palmero, Vice-President of Expansion. “We’re proud to be part of the veterinary community here and we look forward to partnering with general veterinary practices to provide care beyond the regular business day and work week.”

Pet parents seeking urgent care can save their spot online to reduce wait times at the clinic or walk in, ensuring timely care for their pets when needed most.

UrgentVet has garnered high review ratings in the other cities it serves, showcasing its commitment to excellence in pet care. Across its 74 nationwide clinics, UrgentVet has been praised for its compassionate approach, affordability, and professionalism, providing pet owners with peace of mind knowing their furry companions are in capable hands.

UrgentVet- Liberty marks the first location in Missouri and the 75th clinic nationwide. With locations spanning across various states, including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin, UrgentVet continues to provide convenient and affordable care for pets across the United States.

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UrgentVet- Liberty is intentionally designed to offer a fear-free experience for pets and pet parents. 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- Liberty one of the most Fear-Free pet care facilities in the industry.

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. Palmero 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 the Kansas City area,” he added.

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UrgentVet is positioned to address common conditions requiring immediate attention but not serious enough for hospitalization. Same-day care for conditions such as vomiting, diarrhea, limping, itching, coughing, not eating, minor wounds, and back pain are offered.

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 or contact Luisa Garcia at [email protected].