Karl R. Salzsieder, DVM, JD, CVA
To keep a veterinary practiceand its staffstable, take this advice to heart after the death of the practice owner.
Q: I opened a new practice three years ago in a leased building. I love how the design turned out, but we're rapidly growing and I'd like to put on a small addition. My landlord doesn't have the funds for it; I'm willing to cover the costs, but is it too risky to do it on my own, especially since I don't own the building? How should I handle this situation?
Wellness plans aren't milking clients dry. They're swelling veterinary hospitals with income and helping spot patient problems. Learn what set-fee-for-service packages can do for your practice.
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A hard-working veterinary assistant at my practice is having money troubles and turning to payday loans to make ends meet. Our salaries are fair and reasonable for our area and our economy. I'm worried this is a poor personal financial decision on his part. What should I do?