STATKING Clinical Services Partners with Animal Care Centers to Form New Animal Health Contract Research Organization

CINCINNATI--()--STATKING Clinical Services, a Cincinnati-based Contract Research Organization (CRO), and Animal Care Centers, a Cincinnati-based group of veterinary hospitals and boarding facilities, have announced a working alliance that will create a new animal health contract research organization. The name of the new organization will be STATKING Animal Health CRO. The new entity will provide a complete clinical services solution for animal health companies developing new animal feed, drug, biologic and medical device products

"This animal health CRO concept is unique in that it combines site services with a complete clinical research group to form a one stop shop for animal health companies looking to outsource clinical animal studies for regulatory approval of animal health products," commented Dennis W. King, President and CEO of STATKING Clinical Services.

"Having devoted my entire life to the health and welfare of animals, I am excited to be part of anything that benefits animals. Pets enrich our lives and anything we can do to improve their health and well being is exciting. I look forward to being part of this unique effort," commented Dr. David J. Haeussler, Founder and C.E.O. of The Animal Care Centers of Cincinnati.

About STATKING Clinical Services

STATKING Clinical Services provides clinical trial services (biostatistics, clinical data management, clinical study monitoring, medical writing, medical monitoring, contract laboratory services, safety reporting, project management and clinical trial management) for clinical trials for the regulatory approval of novel drug and medical device products. The company is headquartered in Fairfield, OH. The company has provided support on 12 NDAs, 13 PMAs and multiple NADAs over the past two decades of service to the pharmaceutical, medical device and animal health industries. For more information, visitwww.statkingclinical.com.

About Animal Care Centers

The Animal Care Centers are a group of full service veterinary hospitals and boarding facilities that have been serving the Cincinnati area for over 30 years. With a staff of nearly 100 animal health care professionals, The Animal Care Centers consist of 3 state-of-the-art, full service veterinary hospitals focused on companion animal care with administrative offices at their Fairfield, OH facility. In addition to being named Cincinnati's "Best Vet" by City Beat Magazine for the last 4 consecutive years, they have provided clinical study site services benefitting animals to various animal health companies for their animal product studies. Animal Care Centers also work closely with animal rescue organizations and have been consultants for local animal welfare groups. For more information, visitwww.animalcarecenters.net.

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