Boston-based veterinary startup crosses country and lands on the West Coast
Posted: October 7, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. MDT|Update: 31 minutes ago
BOSTON, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Mobile veterinary startup, BetterVet, today announced its latest launch in new markets, with the addition of Dr. Calvin Lum in San Francisco and Dr Hanna Ekström in Seattle.
Founded by an industry pioneer Bruce herzfelder, with the former president of AVMA, Dr. Jean de Jong, BetterVet is the first family veterinary care provider of its kind providing comprehensive mobile veterinary care across the country. At its core, BetterVet provides a high vet experience by meeting the animal from the comfort of their own home while saving pet parents from having to take their anxious pets to the vet. Additionally, they use a mobile app and website to provide streamlined appointment scheduling, virtual vet visits and telehealth communications, access to medical records and certificates, and an online pharmacy.
BetterVet’s modern, mobile approach to veterinary medicine promotes a better veterinary care experience for pets and pet parents. Every BetterVet veterinarian is Without fear® certified as a badge of their commitment to minimizing the anxiety and stress of furry family members.
With the primary goal of providing the highest level of veterinary care to his patients, Dr. Calvin Lum is looking forward to joining the BetterVet family and working alongside an impressive and diverse team. Dr Lum says, “As the owner of my own mobile practice, San Francisco Veterinary Housecalls, since 2008, I have worked on my own for the past 13 years. I look forward to merging my practice with BetterVet. The added support of a veterinary nurse, a committed and involved team of professionals, and state-of-the-art veterinary medicine and supplies will allow me to better serve my patients in the long term as well as support new families. With the support of BetterVet, I can focus my time being a home vet and turning my practice into the dream I always wanted. “
Dr Hanna Ekström began practicing in 1992, just after graduating with honors from Cornell College veterinary medicine. Dr. Ekström first worked with all pets before focusing on small animal medicine and launching her own mobile practice called At Home Vet. After selling At Home Vet in 2017, she launched Gentle Home Vet and a “sister” practice known as Angel Wings Vet, which focuses solely on palliative and end-of-life care. Dr Ekström is excited to join the BetterVet team and says she “couldn’t be more excited to join the BetterVet team” and is “looking forward to bringing an exceptional and compassionate veterinary experience to her clients. alongside a team of competent and supportive service providers. “
BetterVet is excited to continue its national expansion on the West Coast with the addition of Dr. Calvin Lum and Dr Hanna Ekström. To recognize this step, BetterVet will offer customers a free initial video consultation if they are booked between October 14, 2021 and November 14, 2021. In addition, new customers in the San Francisco and Seattle areas can use promo code SF95 Where SEATTLE95 receive a $ 95 delivery by appointment at home. To make an appointment, download BetterVet’s handy mobile app or visit BetterVet appointment page Going through bestvet.com.
Founded in July 2020, BetterVet is a truly mobile veterinary service providing a simple and hassle-free healthcare experience for pets, pet parents, and veterinary care providers. From telemedicine to home visits, BetterVet provides all the expert veterinary services you would find in a physical practice, but in the comfort of your own home, free from stress, anxiety and inconvenience. BetterVet is currently available in the Greater Boston, Philadelphia cream, Pittsburgh, Denver, Austin, palm beach and Broward and will soon launch in other cities in the United States. To learn more about BetterVet and get better veterinary care in just a few clicks, visit www.bettervet.com, or download the app on any mobile device.
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