Citizens Bank Provides $21MM Facility to Ethos Veterinary Health

Ethos formed as the result of the recent merger of four specialty hospital groups: IVG Hospitals (New England), Premier Veterinary Group (Chicago), Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital (Denver) and Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego. The company provides specialty and emergency care for pets through its 13 hospital locations across the U.S. Read this article

Can Clinical Trials on Dogs and Cats Help People?

“We can ask much more scientifically rigorous questions that are more likely to intersect with human health,” says Chand Khanna, who founded NIH’s Comparative Oncology Program in 2003 and is now the chief science officer with Ethos Veterinary Health, a new Woburn, Massachusetts-based network of veterinary hospitals that plans to conduct clinical trials. “The mouse has prove[n] itself time and time again to be a bad investment. The dog is an alternative to something we know doesn’t work.” Read this article.