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VCA, Inc. is a national animal healthcare company. It provides veterinary services and diagnostic testing services to support veterinary care, and sells diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products to the veterinary market. The company also provides various communication, marketing solutions and other services to the veterinary community. It operates through three business segments: Animal Hospital, Laboratory and All Other. The Animal Hospital segment offers general medical and surgical services. This segment also offers specialized treatments for companion animals, including advanced diagnostic services, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology and cardiology. It also provides pharmaceutical products and performs a variety of pet wellness programs including health examinations, diagnostic testing, routine vaccinations, spaying, neutering and dental care. The Laboratory segment operates a full-service, veterinary diagnostic laboratory network, that provides testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals. The All Others segment includes two operating segments: Vetstreet and Medical Technology. The Vetstreet segment provides online communications, professional education, marketing solutions and an ecommerce platform for independent animal hospitals. The Medical Technology segment sells digital radiography and ultrasound imaging equipment, provides education and training on the use of that equipment, provides consulting and mobile imaging services, and sells software and ancillary services to the veterinary market. VCA, Inc. was founded by Robert L. Antin, Arthur J. Antin and Neil Tauber in 1986 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.