Animal Emergency & Referral Associates and Animal Eye Center of New Jersey Join Veterinary Specialists of North America

FAIRFIELD, NJ – November 9, 2015 – Veterinary Specialists of North America (VSNA) is pleased to announce the addition of Animal Emergency & Referral Associates (AERA) of Fairfield, NJ and Animal Eye Center of New Jersey (AEC) of Little Falls to its growing group of well-known veterinary hospitals in the Northeast on November 1.

Animal Emergency & Referral Associates is the first emergency care hospital established for small animals in the United States. Today, more than 25 veterinarians (emergency and specialists) provide compassionate patient care in the areas of surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, neurology, behavioral medicine, dentistry, anesthesiology and emergency/critical care to the northern New Jersey area.

Animal Eye Center of New Jersey is a state of the art facility dedicated to veterinary ophthalmology with two board-certified ophthalmologists. It was the first veterinary hospital in the world to employ one of the most technologically advanced cataract removal systems available for people, to restore vision to beloved family pets.

"We found a kindred spirit in VSNA, where client service is paramount and the quality of care is constantly being elevated," says Dr. Michael Palescandolo, President of both AERA and AEC. "VSNA is a true partner. They will help grow our hospitals by providing resources and access to new cutting-edge technologies, giving us an even greater ability to provide the very best in veterinary medicine."

"These two hospitals are a critical addition to VSNA. They have a long history of medical innovation and meeting the direct needs of pet owners and their patients," says John Payne, CEO of VSNA. "We look forward to exchanging best practices across hospitals and starting ground-breaking endeavors to further advance veterinary medicine."

Dr. Michael Palescandolo will continue in his role as President for both hospitals.

About VSNA
Founded in 2014, VSNA is focused on retaining and recruiting the best veterinary professionals in the country. Comprised of well-known and respected veterinary practices throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania – Red Bank Veterinary Hospitals, East End Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center, VRC – VSNA is now pleased to add Animal Emergency and Referral Associates and Animal Eye Center of New Jersey to its group. VSNA is committed to changing the future of specialty veterinary medicine by making the highest levels of veterinary care accessible to everyone.

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