Webster Veterinary acquires Long Island distributor

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Oct 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

DEVENS, MASS. — Webster Veterinary acquired American Veterinary Supply Corp. (AVSC), a full-service veterinary distributor on Long Island that serves about 2,000 veterinary practices and hospitals in the New York metropolitan area.

With sales of approximately $25 million, AVSC will operate as a Webster branch. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Bohemia, N.Y., AVSC serves customers through nine territory sales representatives and 10 in-house customer service representatives.

Webster Veterinary distributes consumable veterinary supplies, equipment and software, diagnostic products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals to veterinary clinics, and is part of the Patterson Companies.