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.”
About NVA and NVA Compassion-First
NVA is a leading global veterinary community of over 1,150 independently managed veterinary hospitals
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 1,200+ board-certified specialists and emergency doctors across
85 veterinary centers providing a full range of advanced medical, surgical and specialized services. NVA
Compassion-First 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.
About SAGE Veterinary Centers
SAGE is one of the leading veterinary groups in the western United States providing business and clinical
support services to 16 locations across four states, including Alaska, California, Texas, and Washington.
Since its inception in 1992, SAGE has embodied a patient‐first philosophy and commitment to
collaboration, leading to a reputation for delivering innovative veterinary medicine using the most
advanced technologies available.