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Compassion-First Pet Hospitals Committed to “Fear Free” Care for Pets at all 26 U.S. Hospitals

Jan 26, 2017

TINTON FALLS, NJCompassion-First Pet Hospitals is proud to announce its commitment to the Fear Free training and certification initiative designed to reduce the fear, anxiety, and stress that pets so often experience when receiving veterinary care. As a family of veterinary practices committed to offering the most compassionate care for pets at all of their 26 locations, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is looking forward to taking the next step in offering Fear Free veterinary care.

With the understanding that top-notch veterinary care also requires sensitivity to the emotional needs of pets, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is impressed by the strides that the Fear Free initiative is making when it comes to furthering compassionate veterinary practices, and we are proud to be the first family of hospitals to commit to training all on-staff medical professionals to Fear Free standards. Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is looking forward to working with the Fear Free initiative's 160-member advisory panel of board-certified veterinary behaviorists, veterinary technicians, veterinary anesthetists, hospital and animal shelter designers, and more to make each of the 26 hospitals is an even more compassionate place for all pets.

Compassion-First Pet Hospitals hopes that a dedication to Fear Free treatment is the beginning of a nationwide surge in veterinary hospitals committed to providing the best in veterinary care not just for the physical needs of pets, but for their emotional needs, as well. For those who wish to learn more about Fear Free Certification and what it means, or for veterinary professionals who wish to begin the program, more information can be found at

About Compassion-First Pet Hospitals

Founded in September 2014 by John Payne, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is a family of specialty, emergency, and hybrid veterinary hospitals dedicated to providing the best in compassionate veterinary care while also empowering individual hospitals to grow and evolve according to the specific needs of their patients. Located throughout the United States, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals can be found in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.

More Information

For a complete list of hospitals, or for more information please call 732-704-9222 to reach Compassion-First Pet Hospitals in Tinton Falls, NJ directly.

Media Contact:

Lauren Carroll
Director of Marketing
Compassion-First Pet Hospitals


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