Buying or Selling a Practice
Making sense of pets' senses in veterinary hospital design
Patients' perceptions are vastly different from our ownan important consideration when building a hospital.
Polished concrete in the veterinary clinicyes or no?
Shiny new insight straight from HospitalDesign360
Let natural light into your veterinary clinic's treatment area
Sunlight is good for the patients and the staff. But it's tricky to get it to the entire hospital. Listen to an architect's solutions.
Why your veterinary hospital's landscaping matters
Signage and porches help with curb appeal for your practice. And don't neglect Mother Nature's contribution in grass, flowers and other greenery.
Cost estimating will save headaches later on
Help your veterinary construction project stay on point and on budget with this critical assistant.
Square footage: How low can you go in a veterinary hospital?
Veterinary architect says look to mobile clinics when considering minimum space requirements.
Midcentury modern meets veterinary care
This clinic in Door County, Wisconsin, with its clean lines and creative roofline, would make architect Frank Lloyd Wright proud.
High-flying planes in your hospital
The overhead horizontal plane is showing up in dvm360 Hospital Design Competition entries. Will it land in your own practice design?
The evolving veterinary reception area
Flex that space for the benefit of clinic and clients.
Borrowed or direct: Getting natural light deep into the veterinary clinic
Augment electric fixtures with daylighteven when the room is in the middle of the building.
Keep your veterinary clinic colors easy to update
Plan ahead and make color splashes with more easily revamped decorative elements.
3 ways to turn your veterinary practice green
No, not with paint. Veterinary architect and green machine Heather Lewis has ideas to make your veterinary practice friendlier for the environment, your patients and, yes, you.
I own the buildinghow much rent do I pay myself?
When you're the veterinary practice owner and the landlord.
Separate but equal: Your veterinary isolation ward doesnt have to be drab
Disease containment space comes with a checklist of requirementsbut dreariness isnt one of them. Check out these isolation ward photos from veterinary hospitals across the country to see how your colleagues care for these fragile patients while protecting the rest from outbreaks.
Veterinary hospital financing: How to get the funds you need
It may not be the most fun part of the process, but its arguably the most important.
Exam tables in the age of Fear Free veterinary care
Choice of materialsand the tables themselveshave changed for the betterment of patient care.
What I learned at the HospitalDesign360 conference
It was a challenging and inspiring wake-up call. I needed to come to the conference, but I might wait a little longer before I build for the first time.
Veterinary hospital design must include people wellness
A healthy and productive staff leads to better patient care.
How I went from receptionist to practice owner
I had the passion for animals, the smarts to manage, and the education and business savvy to own. So I bought a hospital. You can too.
Clearly good ideas for your veterinary hospital
Transparent tips from the 2018 General Practice Hospital of the Year.
Take your clinic to cosmic realms with Pantone Ultra Violet!
Were taking a stand: If your veterinary hospital isnt bathed in the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year, youre doing it WRONG.
Can you afford that new veterinary equipment?
Probably. Run some quick and easy math for your veterinary practice and your financials using these basis calculation in this printable PDF.
Tiny makeover: Declutter your veterinary hospital's reception area
Need some inspiration for spring? Crack the windows to let in that beautiful breeze, then grab your paper tiger by the tail.
How to love your hospital design contractor
Here are four ways to be really happy with the person overseeing the subcontractors and job-site workers who are building your dream veterinary hospital.
Building small? Don't shrink yourself into a corner
Veterinary architect Dan Chapel has squeezed a practice into a Winnebago but ultimately says that the size of your hospital should be driven by what you want to accomplish inside.
Holistic treatment areas
These spaces are functional and stress-reducing for veterinary patients and the teams working with them.
Has veterinary architect Dan Chapel ever put too much storage in a clinic floor plan?
Go high to increase storage and eliminate dust at the same time.
Veterinary biz Q&A: Can I sell my goodwill?
Find out whether a practice owner looking to switch careers can fetch a nice price tag for patient records.
Natural grass or synthetic grass for outdoor dog runs?
A panel of veterinary design experts weighs in on this important choice.
The biggest financial mistake in preparing for a veterinary hospital design project
This CPA says get your document ducks in a row.
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