NVA Compassion-First and Ethos Unite to Advance Medical Innovation in Specialty and Emergency Segment
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.– July 6, 2022 – National Veterinary Associates (“NVA”), a leading global pet care organization and community of more than 1,500 veterinary hospitals and pet resorts, today announced the close of the previously reported transaction with Ethos Veterinary Health (“Ethos”), an innovative veterinary leader focused on the emergency and specialty segment. Ethos will work alongside NVA Compassion-First, NVA’s dedicated specialty and emergency care group, to pursue their joint mission of medical innovation and to improving the lives of veterinarians, patients and their families through compassionate care.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ethos to NVA as we advance our mission to build the premier veterinary community rooted in collaboration, innovation and advanced medicine,” said Greg Hartmann, CEO of NVA. “Ethos’ passion and commitment to transforming medicine through the clinical research of Ethos Discovery and the VetBloom education programs will create exciting opportunities for our veterinary teams and enhance our ability to deliver world-class care for pets and their families. I am excited to see the benefits this partnership will bring to patients and the broader veterinary community for many years to come.”
Founded in 2015 after the merger of four specialty veterinary groups, Ethos has become an industry leader through a shared vision of reimagining veterinary medicine. In addition to the exceptional care they provide to pets and their parents, Ethos also brings a strong focus on medical innovation and continuing education. Ethos Discovery, a non-profit science incubator, is advancing medicine with research dedicated to improving diagnostic and therapeutic treatment for complex conditions. The Ethos community also includes VetBloom, created in 2014, a leading online platform for continuing education in the veterinary industry.
“By partnering with NVA’s innovative, compassionate and talented team and combining our knowledge and resources, we will be better able to meet the evolving needs of our clients, partners and local communities,” said G. Ames Prentiss, CEO of Ethos. “NVA’s shared commitment to medical innovation, collaborative operating approach and desire to advance the veterinary profession creates a strong foundation to support Ethos’ next chapter.”
About NVA and NVA Compassion-First
NVA is a leading global veterinary community of more than 1,500 veterinary hospitals and pet resorts, providing specialty, emergency, and general medical care united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Rooted in a culture of compassion and innovation, NVA Compassion-First is NVA’s specialty and emergency care group of more than 1,800 board-certified specialists and emergency doctors across more than 100 veterinary centers providing a full range of advanced medical, surgical and specialized services. NVA champions each hospital’s unique culture and opportunities by enabling innovation, collaboration and a commitment to delivering exceptional care to pets and their families. For more information, visit www.nva.com.