Designing Spaces on Lifetime TV Features IDEXX Laboratories in Animal Shelter Makeover [Trade]

IDEXX brings new equipment to McKamey Animal Shelter; highlights Pet Health Network website

WESTBROOK, Maine, January 09, 2013—IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. will be featured on Designing Spaces, the popular home improvement show on Lifetime Television, as part of the “Designing Pet Spaces of Hope - Adopt A Shelter” series. Tune in on Thursday, January 10 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) as Casey Etter, IDEXX Veterinary Technician, joins the show to discuss pet health monitoring.

Designing Spaces crew was on location to film the renovation of the McKamey Animal Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the special 3-part series “Designing Pet Spaces of Hope – Adopt a Shelter” airing consecutive Thursdays in January, where IDEXX is a featured partner. Designing Spaces adopted McKamey whose mission is to enhance the lives of companion animals and help them find a forever home.

“We are thrilled to help a deserving and committed animal health center by providing them with the best in veterinary diagnostics and pet owner education tools. The result will be healthier and happier pets and that’s the reason we’re in business,” said David Eaton, editor, Pet Health Network.

Etter will be on hand at the Center to perform testing with IDEXX equipment on a dog that lives in the shelter and hopes to be adopted. IDEXX keeps animals healthy by addressing all stages of a pet’s health. Their in-house diagnostics let veterinarians screen for a wide variety of issues and provide results while the pet owner is in the clinic; Real-time Care in 30 minutes or less.

IDEXX also provides the pet owner with educational resources through their website and on Facebook at Also check out, another resource for veterinarians to stay in touch with their customers.

About Designing Spaces on Lifetime Television
Entering its 10th year, Designing Spaces continues to be one of America’s favorite home improvement shows. The show inspires viewers on decorating ideas, do-it-yourself projects and step by step home improvements to help make every space count and provide solutions to help you enjoy the space you live, work and play in. Designing Spaces Family of Spaces includes Think Green Spaces, Kids Spaces and it’s widely popular Spaces of Hope which prides itself on assisting people and places in dire need of a makeover including children’s shelters, animal shelters, military families and more. Designing Spaces airs at 7:30am (ET/PT) on Lifetime.

About IDEXX Laboratories
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and to build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing livestock and poultry diagnostic tests and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 5,000 people and offers products to customers in over 100 countries.


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