NVA Compassion-First, NVA’s specialty and emergency group, and SAGE Veterinary Centers (“SAGE”), a premier provider of specialty and emergency medicine, are excited to announce that SAGE has agreed to join forces with NVA Compassion-First.
Following a comprehensive review of potential partners, SAGE and Chicago Pacific Founders, SAGE's investor, selected NVA Compassion-First as the new home for the SAGE network of hospitals. Together, NVA Compassion-First and SAGE will further their shared purpose of delivering compassionate and exceptional medicine for pets and their families.
Founded in 1992, SAGE Veterinary Centers is one of the leading veterinary groups, providing business and clinical support services to veterinary hospitals in Alaska, California, Texas, and Washington. Committed to the advancement of quality veterinary care, SAGE has established itself as a tight-knit community of talented and thriving veterinarians with a stellar reputation for clinical expertise and a culture of collaboration.
"We are thrilled to welcome the SAGE team and their Founding Doctors to the NVA Compassion-First family," said Greg Hartmann, Chief Executive Officer of NVA. "This combination marks an important step towards our vision to build the leading global specialty and emergency veterinary hospital group affording veterinarians the opportunity to collaborate and advance medical capability. Our shared values of compassion, teamwork, and innovation will prove essential as we expand our mission to provide best-in-class medicine to pets and their families."
"SAGE is elated to have found the right partner for the next chapter in our story," said Gina Del Vecchio, Chief Executive Officer, SAGE Veterinary Centers. "Our combined resources will expand our collective ability to support and enable our incredible veterinarians and clinical teams in all the communities we serve. I am confident that our talented veterinary, clinical and business support teams, patients, and their families will see significant benefits from joining NVA Compassion-First."