December 27, 2018
Southern Veterinary Partners has acquired and welcomed Dodd Animal Hospital in San Antonio, Texas as its 70th animal hospital across 10 southern states and 10th location in Texas.
Based in Birmingham, Southern Veterinary Partners (SVP) is a veterinarian owned and operated regional network of animal hospitals in the South with a goal of providing the highest quality veterinary care to companion animals with exceptional client experiences.
Dodd Animal Hospital and Dr. Donald Vestal have helped San Antonio pets for over 40 years. SVP welcomes Dr. Vestal, along with Dr. Jonathan Dyes and Dr. Tim Kretzschmar, and their team to our family. Dr. Jay Price, CEO of Southern Veterinary Partners says, “I am thrilled to welcome Dodd Animal Hospital as our 10th veterinary hospital in Texas and the second location in San Antonio. Their team no longer has the burden of back-office operations and instead are able to direct their entire focus to their clients and patients. SVP has seen major growth in the Texas market in 2018 and we look forward to welcoming even more hospitals in Texas, and across the south, in 2019.”
Founded in 2014, SVP has grown from three hospitals to 70 across 10 southern states and has been named one of the fastest-growing companies and largest private companies in Birmingham. In 2018, SVP was named to the Inc. 5000 list as the 235th fastest-growing company in America.
SVP provides centralized support including marketing, HR, finance and inventory and purchasing management and enhanced benefits to the team members. By leveraging its infrastructure, SVP allows the hospitals in its network to focus on medicine and their patients to facilitate best-in-class veterinary services and exceptional client experiences.
The hospitals retain their names, culture and local commitment to their communities as well as veterinarians and staff that provide their clients with high-quality veterinary care.
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About Southern Veterinary Partners
Southern Veterinary Partners, based in Birmingham, Alabama, is a veterinarian owned and managed regional network of animal hospitals with the common goal of providing the highest quality veterinary care to companion animals with exceptional client experiences. As of December 2018, Southern Veterinary Partners has 70 animal hospitals across 10 southern states with over 1,400 employees and has been named to Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in America.