Patterson Veterinary Closes on Miller Vet Holdings Acquisition

Patterson Veterinary Supply, Inc., a subsidiary of Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO) announced Monday that it closed the previously announced acquisition of Miller Vet Holdings, LLC. “We are thrilled to have completed this acquisition, and excited to continue providing exceptional customer service to Miller Vet’s customers,” said George Henriques, president of the companion animal division of Patterson Animal Health. “Miller has built a strong reputation as a trusted partner for veterinarians and their practices, which aligns with our purpose, vision and values.”

Carbon Valley Animal Hospital Joins People, Pets & Vets

People, Pets & Vets (PPV) is excited to welcome Carbon Valley Animal Hospital to the PPV family. This hospital is located in Firestone, CO, just north of Denver, and is led by Dr. Lesya Ukrainchuk, Medical Director, and her associate Dr. Roger Bagg. The Carbon Valley team is dedicated to providing pets the longest and highest quality of life possible.

Community Animal Hospital of Royal Palm Beach Joins People, Pets & Vets

People, Pets & Vets is thrilled to now have an amazing hospital in the Sunshine State. Community Animal Hospital is located in Royal Palm Beach, FL, and was started by Dr. Randall Dugal in 1989 who will continue on as Medical Director.

Bimeda Acquires AquaTactics Fish Health

Bimeda is pleased to announce the acquisition of AquaTactics Fish Health (“AquaTactics”), based in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 2009 by Dr Tom Goodrich and Hugh Mitchell DVM. The company provides fish health services and develops, manufactures and sells bespoke fish vaccines to its fish farm and stock enhancement clients across the USA. This is Bimeda’s first investment in the Aquaculture space and is a strategic investment in a rapidly growing animal healthcare segment. This marks Bimeda’s second preventative health acquisition in 18 months, following on from the purchase of Texas Vet Lab (now Bimeda Biologicals) in December 2019.

CityVet’s Second San Antonio Acquisition in Three Months

CityVet, a leading network of 18 veterinary-owned practices offering comprehensive pet care based in Dallas, TX, announced their second acquisition in three months in the San Antonio, TX market. Alamo Ranch Animal Hospital joined the CityVet network on May 21, 2021. Alamo Ranch Animal Hospital specializes in small animal medicine and is led by Greg Gaines, DVM. “Dr. Gaines and his team exemplify our core values and are a great fit with the CityVet family,” said David Boguslawski, CityVet CEO.

Large Specialty Vet Care Deals Are Brewing

BBH Capital Partners-backed Ethos Veterinary Care and SAGE Veterinary Centers, owned by Chicago Pacific Founders, are looking for new owners, PE Hub has learned. The simultaneous processes come as healthcare for pets has proven resilient through the pandemic, only validating the durability of the space long touted by investors. Ethos is working with BofA Merrill Lynch and Jefferies is running the sale for Concord, California-based Sage.

Rarebreed Veterinary Partners Closes New Round of Financing Led by Existing Investors Halle Capital Management and Trilantic North America

Rarebreed Veterinary Partners (“Rarebreed” or the “Company”), a technology-enabled veterinary services platform, announced today that it has closed a new round of financing, led by existing investors Halle Capital Management and Trilantic North America, both leading private equity firms. The investment will be used to support Rarebreed’s continued growth through the acquisition of additional veterinary hospitals and enhancements to the services it provides to the healthcare teams within its network.

Veterinary Healing Center Joins People, Pets & Vets

People, Pets & Vets welcomes Veterinary Healing Center to the family. This hospital is located in El Dorado Hills, CA, outside the Sacramento area. Dr. Brad Cahoon founded VHC in 1988 and was the first DVM to offer veterinary services in El Dorado Hills. He will continue on as Medical Director and will be joined by his associates Dr. Erin McKerney, Dr. Melissa Richards and Dr. Holly Cahoon.

Veterinary Associates of Murfreesboro Joins People, Pets & Vets

People, Pets and Vets is now in Tennesse and excited to welcome Veterinary Associates of Murfreesboro to its family of hospitals. Dr. Whit Morgan, Medical Director is joined by associate Dr. Kelsey Hays. Veterinary Associates of Murfreesboro is a full-service small animal clinic that provides exceptional animal health care to pet owners in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and the surrounding areas of Christiana, Bell Buckle, and Wartrace.

People, Pets & Vets Welcomes Tustana Animal Hospital

People, Pets & Vets (PPV) is excited to welcome Tustana Animal Hospital to the PPV family. Tustana Animal Hospital is located in Tustin, CA, in Orange County. Dr. John Coleing will continue on as Medical Director and be joined by his associates, Dr. Karen O’Neil and Dr. Martha McCarthy. Tustana Animal Hospital is dedicated to consistently provide the highest quality of compassionate veterinary care and offer an exceptional experience to their clients and their pets.