MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is pleased to announce that it will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open their veterinary emergency hospital in Girard, Ohio.  The event will be held at MedVet Mahoning Valley (formerly the After Hours Animal Emergency Clinic) located at 2680 West Liberty Street on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 4:00-5:00pm.  Light refreshments will be served and hospital tours will be offered.

“We are very excited to be expanding in the Mahoning Valley community,” said MedVet President, Dr. Eric Schertel. MedVet and the After Hours Animal Emergency Clinic have always been committed to, and will continue to deliver, the highest level of compassionate emergency veterinary medical care.  This ribbon-cutting ceremony marks the launch of MedVet Mahoning Valley to the local veterinary community.

Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, MedVet’s Chief Medical Officer said, “Our goal in this partnership is to fuse the strength and reputation of the AEC’s emergency services with MedVet’s well-known focus on collaborative care to develop an emergency hospital that serves as an extension of local veterinary practices.”

MedVet Mahoning Valley offers a full range of emergency and urgent care services with specialized diagnostic and life-saving equipment. Pets facing an emergency situation may come directly to MedVet Mahoning Valley – no referral is needed. MedVet Mahoning Valley is open nights, weekends, and holidays. For additional information call (330) 530-8387 or visit

In addition to MedVet Mahoning Valley, MedVet operates a network of 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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