"Place that money where it does the most good," says veterinary architect Dan Chapel.
Want to spruce up your veterinary clinic with a limited budget?
Just follow the client's path through your building, says Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference faculty member Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB.
"Make sure your entry door, landscaping and sidewalk are fantastic," Chapel says.
In this video, he has pointers on how to satisfy and impress pet owners all the way from the parking lot to the front desk.
Want to focus on other areas of the hospital? Check out these affordable remodeling strategies for veterinary clinics.
Have less than $5,000 for your remodel? Sign up for "3 steps to increase curb appeal for your veterinary practice," a free, multi-week program to think about ways you could tweak your architectural exterior to reflect your high-quality care interior.