MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is pleased to announce its expansion into Akron, Ohio with the addition of the Akron Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center (AVREC) which is now called MedVet Akron.  This partnership will provide local veterinarians continued support and access to specialty and emergency veterinary care in the greater Akron community.

“We are very excited to be expanding in the Akron community,” said MedVet President and CEO, Dr. Eric Schertel. “Area veterinarians and pet owners have trusted the Akron Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center to provide specialty care for their pets and MedVet will continue to deliver the highest level of compassionate medical care.” Very much like AVREC, MedVet has a long-standing commitment to veterinary ownership and leadership.

Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, MedVet’s Chief Medical Officer said, “MedVet Akron will continue to provide existing specialty services of Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Surgery. In addition, we look forward to continued onsite services from Dermatology For Animals, Eye Care For Animals®, Antech Laboratories, and VetRad Imaging.  Our goal in this partnership is to fuse the strength, expertise and reputation of the Akron Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center with MedVet’s well-known emergency and specialty healthcare experience to provide the highest quality of care to local veterinary practices, pets and their families.”

MedVet operates a network of seventeen medical centers in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Alabama, and Texas, and is committed to delivering the highest quality, most compassionate specialty and emergency veterinary care available in the nation.

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