Special to the Journal
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2013) – As part of a continued commitment to providing all your pet needs, Tractor Supply Company is pleased to announce the launch of PetVet Clinic – an easy, affordable and convenient way to protect your pet by providing all of its vaccination needs.
Tractor Supply’s PetVet Clinic, operated by PawsPlus, will be available at the Albany, Ga., store beginning in October. For information about clinic dates and times, contact your area Tractor Supply store or visit www.petvet.pawsplus.com.
PetVet Clinics will be offered a minimum of once a month. The clinics will offer individual and comprehensive vaccine packages for Rabies, Bordetella and Parvo, as well as microchipping and heartworm tests and prevention.
“Our new PetVet Clinics are another way Tractor Supply is delivering on our commitment to be the best pet supply store in our communities” said John Wendler, Tractor Supply Senior Vice President of Marketing. “This new, low cost vaccine service is a great complement to our broad offering of pet foods, treats and supplies, and it offers a high-value clinic experience for our customers.”
Each Tractor Supply PetVet Clinic, operated by PawsPlus and available for dogs and cats only, will be staffed by a state-licensed veterinarian and a service team. No appointment is necessary to participate, and there is no exam fee.
To further ensure a customer-friendly experience, pet owners will be able register on their personal handheld devices and then shop in the store until they receive a text message indicating it’s their pet’s turn for the service. Digital records of the inoculations will be kept, and clinic attendees will be advised when their pet’s next vaccination is due.
Tractor Supply Company
Tractor Supply Company, listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange as TSCO, operates more than 1,223 stores in 46 states. Tractor Supply Company stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Tractor Supply Company stores are located in the outlying towns in major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The company offers a comprehensive selection of merchandise for the health, care, growth and containment of horses, livestock and pets including select Purina and Nutrena brand feeds; a broad selection of agricultural products; and tools and hardware selected for our customers’ needs. In addition, the company sells light truck equipment, work clothing for the entire family, and an extensive line of seasonal products including lawn and garden power equipment products. For more information on Tractor Supply, access the website at www.TractorSupply.com.
PawsPlus is the leading provider of trusted, affordable pet vaccination clinics with over 16 years of experience offering pet owners an alternative solution for their pet’s preventative veterinary care. Vaccination clinics are staffed by a team of licensed veterinarians and trained personnel who provide comprehensive vaccine packages, pet microchipping, and flea, tick and heartworm testing and prevention for nearly 350,000 pets annually in locations across 20 states. For more information on PawsPlus, access the website at www.PawsPlus.com.