VCA Inc.
May 3, 2006

VCA Antech, Inc. to Speak at Bank of America Health Care Conference 2006

LOS ANGELES, California, May 3, 2006 - VCA Antech, Inc. (NASDAQ NM SYMBOL: WOOF), a leading animal healthcare company in the United States, announced that it will present at the Bank of America Health Care Conference 2006 on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at The Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. The VCA Antech presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:20 a.m. Pacific Time.

VCA Antech, Inc. will make a presentation on the Company, including recent operating results and other material developments.

The webcast will be available to the public through June 2, 2006 on the following website: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/healthcare06/id01206405.cfm.

VCA Antech owns, operates and manages the largest networks of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the country and supplies ultrasound and digital radiography equipment to the veterinary industry.

Media contact:
Tomas Fuller, Chief Financial Officer
(310) 571-6505