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April 26, 2012 4:30 pm ET
Tomas W. Fuller - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Secretary
Robert L. Antin - Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Kevin K. Ellich - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division
Ryan Daniels - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division
James Macdonald - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division
L. Mitra Ramgopal - Sidoti & Company, LLC
Brian Tanquilut - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the VCA Antech, Inc. First Quarter 2012 Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded for replay purposes. Before we commence the discussion, I would like to preface the comments made today with the statement regarding forward-looking information. The information contained in this presentation includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements appear in a number of places in this presentation and include statements regarding our intent, our belief or current expectations with respect to our revenues and operating results in future periods, our expansion plans, and our business strategy and ability to successfully execute on that strategy.
We caution you not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Such statements are not guarantees of our future performances and involve risks and uncertainties. Our actual results may differ materially from those projected in this presentation for the reasons, among others, discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information in this presentation concerning our forecast of -- for today or for future periods represent our outlook only as of today's date, April 26, 2012, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new developments or otherwise.