Petplan pet insurance named the Colorado State University James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital their Practice of the Year at the seventh annual Veterinary Excellence Awards dinner at the Four Seasons Orlando Resort on Feb. 2.
The practice staff impressed the judging panel with the quality and variety of their services, commitment to their team, passionate pursuit of continuing education and dedication to bettering the lives of animals in the local community.
“I’d like to extend a warm congratulations to everyone at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital,” said Petplan co-founder and co-CEO Natasha Ashton. “It is an honor for all of us to witness and celebrate the work they to provide exceptional care as well as drive education and innovation in veterinary medicine. Not only do they deserve an award, but they deserve a heartfelt ‘thank you’ as well.”
Nominees for the award were submitted by professional peers and clients, and then each completed a rigorous application process to accept their candidacy and advance to the semi-finalist and finalist rounds. The judging panel included veterinary professionals, several of whom are award winners from past years.
“I’m so proud of our techs, faculty, students and staff, and the compassionate care they provide every day,” said Dr. Tim Hackett, hospital director. “I especially want to thank our clients and their pets for their confidence in our hospital team.” The hospital has 79 veterinarians on clinics, representing 28 boarded specialties under one roof, all collaborating on patient care and veterinary education.
Regarded as one of the industry’s premier events, Petplan’s Veterinary Excellence Awards celebrate the important work of America’s veterinary professionals, who go above and beyond providing pets with excellent care and clients with outstanding customer service.