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UrgentVet Expands Its Footprint in Arizona with the Grand Opening of First Location in Tucson


Tampa, FL (April 2024) – UrgentVet, a trailblazer in dedicated urgent care clinics for pets, proudly announces the opening of its newest location in Tucson, Arizona. UrgentVet-Tucson, strategically positioned at 107 N Pantano Road, is set to commence operations on March 28, providing a crucial after-hours pet care option for pet parents in the Tucson area.

Recognizing the crucial need for accessible, high-quality care during after-hours emergencies, UrgentVet’s innovative business model consistently prioritizes compassion, affordability, and convenience. The Tucson clinic will offer relief for mild illnesses and minor injuries during nights, weekends, and holidays, at rates more affordable than traditional emergency pet hospitals.

Dr. Jim Dobies, DVM, and Founder of UrgentVet, expressed his excitement for this expansion, stating, “The opening of UrgentVet-Tucson marks another significant milestone in our mission to enhance the well-being of pets and support pet parents. With a substantial number of households in the Tucson area owning at least one pet, we recognize the demand for accessible care, especially during non-traditional hours.”

Pet parents in need of urgent care at UrgentVet-Tucson can conveniently 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 consistently received high review ratings in the cities it serves, emphasizing its commitment to excellence in pet care. UrgentVet-Tucson is the 67th clinic in the nationwide network, and in line with UrgentVet’s mission, the clinic pledges to provide compassionate and affordable care for pets in the Tucson community.

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Designed to offer a calming experience for both pets and pet parents, UrgentVet-Tucson features species- and size-specific exam rooms, non-slip flooring, dimmable lighting, soothing colors, soft music, calming pheromones, and quiet exam lift tables. The clinic utilizes revolutionary tempered glass pet enclosures from Casco, designed to be 70% quieter than metal cages, this allows the pets of Tucson feel comfortable. 

Equipped with an in-house laboratory and state-of-the-art equipment, including digital radiography and ultrasound technology, UrgentVet-Tucson is committed to delivering the highest quality of care. Dr. Dobies emphasized UrgentVet’s dedication to providing relief and reducing stress for both pets and pet parents, stating, “Our arrival aims to eliminate at least some of the stress associated with unexpected injuries or illnesses for those in and around the Tucson area.”

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UrgentVet-Tucson is well-positioned to address common conditions requiring immediate attention but not serious enough for hospitalization. The clinic offers same-day care for conditions such as vomiting, diarrhea, limping, itching, coughing, not eating, minor wounds, and back pain.

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.