Destination Pet to Acquire VitalPet
Destination Pet, a pet health care and services company, has plans to acquire VitalPet. VitalPet operates 24 veterinary hospitals in seven states.
“VitalPet aligns nicely with our commitment to provide the most comprehensive care to today’s pets,” said Shane Kelly, CEO of Destination Pet in Highlands Ranch, Colo. “This acquisition is a significant step in our growth strategy and highlights our commitment to delivering high quality care and integrated extending services focused on the total health and well-being of the pet.”
Destination Pet, which operates in 14 states, offers services such as veterinary medicine, overnight and day care, grooming and training.
“We are pleased to bring VitalPet and its dedicated employees into the Destination Pet family,” said Ivan Zhivago, partner at L1 Health, an investment company of Destination Pet. “This acquisition expands Destination Pet’s network of animal hospitals, extending our services and reach to serve current and new customers. At L1 we are committed to Destination Pet’s long-term strategy and vision, even in turbulent times, and this transaction underscores our support.”