Design changes veterinary practice owners would make
If they had to do it all over again, this is what our 2014 Merit Award-winning hospital owners would do differently with their facilities.
The 2014 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Supplement
It's here! Your destination for stories, photos and floor plans from this year's Merit Award-winning practices.
Editor's note: Positive progression in veterinary hospital design
Involvement in a hospital design project requires lots of attention to detail-but don't let that cause you to lose sight of your overall purpose.
Nibbles and bites: From restaurant to veterinary hospital
An ex-senator jumps back into the veterinary business with a high-end conversion project.
2014 Veterinary Hospital of the Year: Fostering a family feel
Some might say bigger veterinary clinics seem impersonal, but the cozy design of this Hospital of the Year helps clients and pets feel right at home.
2014 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design People's Choice Award winner: Appanasha Pet Clinic
The people have spoken! Check out photos and specs from the People's Choice hospital and 25 other outstanding veterinary practices.
The evolution of client-friendly veterinary hospital design
In his final Hanging with Hafen column, Mark Hafen, AIA, reveals how hospital design has changed-and not changed-over the years.
Avoid floor plan follies in your veterinary practice
Make sure your veterinary hospital "road map" isn't going to put your clinic on the fast track to disaster.
The Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference-in 140 characters or less
Writers from dvm360.com tweeted fast and furiously during the recent Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference at CVC Kansas City. Here's a taste of what you missed ...
A veterinary hospital designed for-and by- the practice team
With their veterinary patients in mind, these staff members designed a practice that works for them.
5 new veterinary hospital design trends
What's in store for the future of veterinary medicine? Come with me as I look into my crystal ball-and make predictions based on what's happening in human medicine.
Two veterinary hospitals that prove the industry has changed
General vs. specialty, corporate vs. private, large vs. small-these hospitals represent two very different directions you could take when building your new practice.
A tale of two veterinary hospitals
Equine and small animal blend together in this big barn.
Third time's even more charming for Upstate Veterinary Specialists
A bold design approach makes this satellite clinic stand out in a crowd-and fit in with the main clinic.
Build big or go home: A veterinary hospital winner in Texas
This Texas veterinarian wasn't thinking small when he designed a 24/7 hospital with emergency services.
Veterinary design on a dime
A young veterinarian built this efficient practice with less, proving it doesn't take a fortune to build well.
A veterinary hospital with a view
This practice faced a multitude of setbacks to score the perfect seaside spot.
A family-friendly veterinary facility
The open atmosphere of this hospital is like a walk in the park for pets.
A new veterinary practice with a vintage vibe
Stripping away the layers of a vintage 1940s facility revealed a unique opportunity for this Michigan practice.
Big ideas in a little veterinary package
This Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., space stands out as a tiny specialty practice that's big on charm.
Photo gallery: 28 veterinary hospital signs to survey
Thinking about updating your practice's signage? Check out what others are doing for tips!
The best way to make room for veterinary equipment
The plan to build first, buy veterinary equipment later just won't cut it-and could cost you thousands of dollars more in the long run.
Hanging With Hafen: Inspiration to do it all better
Come along for the ride with me as I take things out of context, distort the facts and manipulate the verbiage to make your new veterinary hospital as successful as possible.
Sneak peek: See advice from 2013 Hospital Design Conference presenters
Get a sneak peek at this August's fantastic Hospital Design Conference with video and advice from Dan Chapel, Gary Glassman, Mark Hafen, Scott Learned, Heather Lewis, and Wayne Usiak.
Top 10 veterinary hospital design Merit Award winners of 2013
Check out these veterinary hospitals that received special honors from the judges.
Hanging with Hafen: 10 features to push for in your hospital
In order to push the envelope in veterinary hospital design, sometimes you have to be a little high maintenance.
2013 Veterinary Hospital of the Year: Lap of luxury
With boarding suites and room to spread out services, Allandale Veterinary Hospital in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, acts as a second home for veterinary patients and clients.
Hanging with Hafen: Shaping up your veterinary hospital's design
Learn the pros and cons to boxy vs. L-shaped designs, and discover the best shape for your veterinary hospital.
Photo gallery: Luxury boarding at the 2013 Hospital of the Year
Get a sneak peek into the themed suites at Allandale Veterinary Hospital.
Hanging with Hafen: Find a veterinary hospital that's just right
Many veterinary hospitals will be too big or too small. Keep trying until you find the perfect fit.
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