Two fast-growing animal health companies in Maine are bringing more convenient services to pet owners and helping bolster an already strong cluster of veterinary companies in the state. Vets First Choice of Portland, an online portal where veterinarians and their clients can order pet prescriptions and other products, said on April 23 that it expects to become Maine’s largest publicly traded company, aside from banks, when it completes a planned merger this year with the animal health unit of distributor Henry Schein of Melville, New York. The merged company would have sales of about $3.6 billion. Read More