Bulger Veterinary Hospital Relocates to New, State-of-The-Art Facility Enhancing its Ability to Care for PetsJune 12, 2019

Lawrence, Mass. — June 12, 2019  - Bulger Veterinary Hospital will move to its new location at the former Showcase Cinema site in Lawrence, Massachusetts, located at 141 Winthrop Avenue in Lawrence, MA  the last week of June. The move brings the highly recognized 60-plus year-old Bulger Veterinary Hospital 2 miles, from neighboring North Andover to Lawrence, creating an exceptional facility for veterinary care. The 17,000 square foot state-of-the-art hospital will feature five surgery suites, more than twice as many exam rooms (20 in total) as the former hospital, a new 64-slice CT scanner, several waiting rooms including a dedicated waiting room for cats, and a larger emergency facility.


Services will continue to include primary veterinary care, 24/7 emergency and critical care (365 days a year), surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, acupuncture, an exotics team and more.

“We are excited to offer such a remarkable facility with advanced medical care to the pets we love as our own family members,” said Steve Isherwood, Hospital Director. “I’ve been bringing my own pets here with my family since I was a child” he said.

Ames Prentiss, CEO of Ethos Veterinary Health, said “We are grateful to have the opportunity to expand our business into the city of Lawrence and become part of the community.  The Mayor and the City have been so supportive in our efforts and we are thankful for their encouragement.” Prentiss, an Andover native whose father, John K. Prentiss, DVM, purchased Bulger Veterinary Hospital in 1979, added, “We are proud of our history of high quality veterinary care for pet owners in the Merrimack Valley and are enthusiastic for the future in our new home.”

With the little over one-year construction now complete, Bulger’s North Andover location will close. All current 105 employees will move to the new location and the workforce could grow by another 15 people as new services are added.

“I want to congratulate Ames and his team on the opening of their new, state of the art veterinary hospital,” said Mayor Dan Rivera. “I also want to thank them for bringing their business into Lawrence and transforming a site that sat vacant for far too long and turned it into a premier site that will improve the quality of life for our community for years to come. Large scale development projects like this are what help our community continue to thrive and I am thrilled to have Bulger Veterinary Hospital – the premier animal hospital of the Merrimack Valley – make Lawrence its home.”

STAY TUNED: A Ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening event is scheduled for September 25, 2019!

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About Ethos Veterinary Health

Ethos is a veterinary health company with hospitals across the U.S. providing advanced medical care for pets. Our approach includes a focus on transformative science, continuous learning and growth for team members and collaboration. For more information, visit ethosvet.com.


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