Smurfs, bumblebees, and tutu-clad ballerinas all came out on Sunday, September 11 to support PetAid for the fifth annual Battle of the Vet Hospital Stars. Hosted by the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado (VRCC), this action-filled event at Clement Park in Littleton gave veterinary practices all throughout the state the opportunity to come together and compete in 15 games total. Clad in creative costumes and bursting with contagious enthusiasm, the teams battled it out all afternoon but in the end, three teams took the top prizes:
1st place: Thrive Veterinary Care
2nd place: VCA Park Hill
3rd place: VCA Alameda East
Competition in the costume contest was fierce with the Mythological Beasts of Aspen Arbor Animal Hospital nabbing the number one spot. The runners-up were the Unicorns from Left Hand Animal Hospital. In addition, many of the teams also raised money among their friends, families, and clients to help PetAid continue its lifesaving work. Urban Veterinary Care won first place after collecting a whopping $2,122, and Louisville Family Animal Hospital came in a close second with an impressive $1,568.
A huge thank you to all of the veterinary hospitals who made Battle of the Vet Hospital Stars such a smashing success, and for raising the highest amount the event has ever received at $17,965. Throughout the past five years, Battle of the Vet Hospital Stars has raised over $60,000 for PetAid and its programs. We are incredibly grateful for this tremendous support, which allows PetAid to provide high-quality, generously discounted medical services to underprivileged animals who need it most.
We thank you again not only for helping pets and people who are less fortunate; but most importantly, in keeping them together in forever homes.