Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg in Germany joins AniCura

AniCura, a European leader in high quality specialised veterinary care for companion animals, acquires Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg. The partnership with AniCura provides Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg with a large European community interested in sharing experiences and knowledge for further development of high quality specialised veterinary care.

Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg was founded by veterinarians Drs. Monika and Jens Linek in 2001. The practice was built upon its specialist expertise in dermatology and ophthalmology, treating more than 11 000 patients annually. In these fields, three out of four patients come as referrals from veterinary clinics and practices in Northern Germany and the Hamburg area.

The purpose built facilities, designed in 2007, are fitted with modern equipment for full examinations of eye and skin disorders and technology for advanced surgery inside and around the eye. The practice has two ophthalmologists, two dermatologists and a cardiologist. Jens Linek, specialised in ophthalmology and microsurgery, performs eye operations such as cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, intraocular laser procedures and glaucoma treatments. Monika Linek, board certified veterinarian, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology, ECVD, and currently the vice president of the European College, offers, together with her Resident ECVD, top-level knowledge in dermatological investigation and management, including intradermal skin testing and interpretation of histological slides.

─ We joined AniCura as we want to participate in the building and shaping of higher level veterinary care and services in Germany and the rest of Europe, and because we believe in the synergies and strengths that a professional veterinary family can provide. We also have access to highly professional support for administrative and management functions, which means we are able to focus entirely on our passion, veterinary medicine, say founders Drs. Monika and Jens Linek in a joint statement.

─ We are pleased to welcome Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg to our veterinary family. We stand united in our pursuit of developing leading high quality specialised veterinary care to the benefit of pets, pet owners and veterinary professionals alike, says Peter Dahlberg, Group CEO AniCura.

For further information, please contact

Dr. Jens Linek, co-founder of Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg, +49 40 888 885 40

Peter Dahlberg, Group CEO of AniCura, +46 730 505 050

About AniCura

AniCura is a family of well-known animal hospitals and clinics specialised in veterinary care for companion animals. Born out of the idea that sharing resources creates opportunities for better veterinary care, the company was established in 2011 as the first merger of companion animal hospitals in the Nordic region. Today, AniCura is a role model within specialised veterinary care and a valued partner for pet owners and referring veterinarians across Europe.

The company offers a wide range of high quality medical services covering preventive and basic health care as well as advanced diagnostics, internal medicine, intensive care, surgery and orthopaedics. AniCura also provides rehabilitation, physiotherapy and dietary advice and offers selected pet food and care products.

AniCura provides modern, high-quality veterinary care for pets at 130 European locations and creates peace of mind for pet owners through excellent access and patient safety. Every year, AniCura’s 2 500 passionate veterinary professionals attend to more than one million companion animal patients. AniCura is a trusted training and referral body.

For information on how AniCura is working to shape the future of veterinary care, please visit our website www.anicuragroup.com

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AniCura is a family of well-known animal hospitals and clinics specialised in veterinary care for companion animals. Born out of the idea that sharing resources creates opportunities for better veterinary care, the company was established in 2011 as the first merger of companion animal hospitals in the Nordic region. Today, AniCura is a role model within specialised veterinary care and a valued partner for pet owners and referring veterinarians across Europe. The company offers a wide range of high quality medical services covering preventive and basic health care as well as advanced diagnostics, internal medicine, intensive care, surgery and orthopaedics. AniCura also provides rehabilitation, physiotherapy and dietary advice and offers selected pet food and care products. For information on how AniCura is working to shape the future of veterinary care, please visit our website www.anicuragroup.com

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We joined AniCura as we want to participate in the building and shaping of higher level veterinary care and services in Germany and the rest of Europe, and because we believe in the synergies and strengths that a professional veterinary family can provide. We also have access to highly professional support for administrative and management functions, which means we are able to focus entirely on our passion, veterinary medicine.
Founders Drs. Monika and Jens Linek
We are pleased to welcome Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg to our veterinary family. We stand united in our pursuit of developing leading high quality specialised veterinary care to the benefit of pets, pet owners and veterinary professionals alike.
Peter Dahlberg, Group CEO AniCura