VCA Antech, Inc. (VCA) is a national animal healthcare company engaged in providing veterinary services and diagnostic testing to support veterinary care. The company is also sells diagnostic imaging equipment, other medical technology products and related services to the veterinary market. It provides wide range of general medical and surgical services for companion animals. It also focuses on specialized treatments and advanced diagnostic services in ophthalmology, oncology, internal medicine, dermatology and cardiology therapeutic areas through its animal hospitals. It operates in the US and Canada through subsidiary companies.
In July 2009, VCA acquired Eklin Medical Systems, Inc., a seller of ultrasound, digital radiology and practice management software systems in the veterinary market. The company will merge Eklin Medical with its medical technology segment, which was established in 2004 with the acquisition of Sound Technologies, Inc, to become one of the largest supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products.The company reported revenues of (U.S. Dollars) USD 1,277.47 million during the fiscal year ended December 2008, an increase of 10.49% over 2007. The operating profit of the company was USD 251.68 million during the fiscal year 2008, an increase of 7.91% over 2007. The net profit of the company was USD 132.98 million during the fiscal year 2008, an increase of 9.89% over 2007.