News Release: 10/1/2014
Philly Puppy Up! Walk will Raise Money for Cancer Research
Hope Veterinary Specialists hosts November 1 event
(Malvern, PA) – Dogs and their owners are invited to participate in a two-mile Walk to raise funds for cancer research. The Walk will benefit the 2 Million Dogs Puppy Up! Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting research that helps people with cancer as well as dogs with cancer. The Walk will be held in conjunction with an Open House at Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern, on Saturday, November 1.
“The meaning behind our name, Hope Veterinary Specialists, is quite simple,” explains Dennis Burkett, VMD, hospital owner. “It’s where the hopes for tomorrow reside today. By sponsoring the Philly Puppy Up! Walk and having an Open House together, we are able to show our commitment to our patients, to research and to the community.”
Hope Veterinary Specialists, a privately owned entity, has offered specialty care and 24/7 emergency and critical care treatment for dogs and cats in Chester County for the last 10 years. With a full-range of specialists including three board-certified Emergency and Critical Care veterinarians, the practice offers comprehensive care for pets and their families while working closely with the pet’s primary veterinarian. Specialty services include: acupuncture, anesthesia and pain management, cardiology, emergency and critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging/radiology, internal medicine, interventional radiology, neurology, oncology, and surgery.
The Philly Puppy Up Walk begins at 10 am, on Saturday, November 1. The Hope Veterinary Specialists Open House will be held from 11 am to 2pm at 40 Three Tun Road in Malvern, Pa. Open House festivities include hospital tours, an interactive adopt-a-pet program for children, live music, presentation of dog agility, police dog demonstrations, pet caricatures and more. To register to walk: http://puppyupphilly.kintera.org.
Hope Veterinary Specialists
Hope Veterinary Specialists first opened its doors in 2004 as the Animal Critical Care and Specialty Group. It changed its name in 2012 to better reflect its vision. Its 24/7 Emergency and Specialty Care hospital is at 40 Three Tun Road in Malvern, Pa. The practice recently captured the title of PHL 17’s HOT LIST’s Best Veterinarians as well as Petplan’s 2014 Best Veterinarian, Dr. Kim Slensky, and the Pennsylvania Medical Association Vet Tech of the Year, Brandy Terry..