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New pet hospital opening in Dayton area

A national chain is opening another pet hospital in the Dayton area.

Banfield Pet Hospital, the largest veterinary operator in the U.S., is planning to open a pet hospital at 6067 Far Hills Ave. in Washington Twp.

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The new location will be a part of Washington Square shopping center, also home to Dorothy Lane Market.

A spokesman with Banfield said the company does not have an estimated opening date or the number of people who will work at the new location.

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The company’s pet hospitals have services like preventative care, some extended weekday and weekend hours for urgent care, microchipping and some surgical procedures.

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Banfield is owned by Mars Corp. — the same company that makes M&Ms — and it has more than 1,000 vet offices, mostly in PetSmart stores.

It also has pet hospitals in Springfield, Centerville, Beavercreek and Miamisburg.

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