G. Ames Prentiss

G. Ames Prentiss


Corporate Team, Ethos Veterinary Health, Management

Supports all Hospitals in the IVG Network

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Ames Prentiss, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for strategic business development and ensuring that the systems that IVG uses help promote organizational efficiency. He also works closely with the Regional Medical Director and the Director of Hospital Operations to ensure that the tactical operational needs of the business are being met. Since Ames joined the organization in 1996, his tenure with IVG has been marked by the development of two highly successful emergency hospitals and one referral hospital. As part of the management team, he is committed to maintaining the necessary systems for the organization to continue to provide high quality veterinary care.

Prior to joining IVG, Ames worked for Mellon Financial as a Trust Specialist. In this capacity he was responsible for overseeing the investment of short term monies for institutional accounts. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Colorado. Ames continues to support the University of Colorado in various ways. As a football season ticket holder, he and his family make an annual pilgrimage to one game every fall. In addition to rooting for the Buffaloes, Ames is an avid runner.

In 2015, Ames Prentiss became CEO of Ethos Veterinary Health, a veterinary health organization formed as the result of a joint merger between IVG Hospitals, Premier Veterinary Group in Illinois, Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Colorado and Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, in California.

24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Natick, MA 01760


Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110


Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801


Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801


General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Lawrence, MA 01843
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905