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Veterinary Lease Basic Provisions

Although some veterinarians own the buildings in which they practice, many choose to lease office space. Successfully negotiating a veterinary lease requires specific experience and knowledge because—unlike home leases—commercial leases can be quite complicated. Therefore, before negotiating a veterinary lease, you should contact an experienced veterinary attorney for assistance. In this article, we examine common […]

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Three Types of Insurance Veterinarians Should Consider

As providers of medical services, veterinarians are under the constant threat of litigation and disciplinary action. Fortunately, there are multiple types of insurance available to veterinarians that provide protection against these types of situations. In this article, we examine three types of insurance veterinarians should consider.   Professional Liability Insurance Professional liability insurance protects and defends […]

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5 Tips for Starting Your Own Veterinary Practice

For many veterinarians, practice ownership is the ultimate goal. When you own a veterinary practice, you can set your own hours, develop your own policies and procedures, hire your own staff, and control your own destiny. In other words, practice ownership offers veterinarians many benefits. In this article, we discuss five tips for starting your […]

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Here's Why Your Veterinary Practice Isn't Growing

Owning a veterinary practice can be extremely rewarding. The opportunity to do what you love while being your own boss is a situation most people can only dream of. Unfortunately, however, being a veterinary practice owner can also be difficult—especially if you aren’t getting the kinds of results you desire. For most veterinary practice owners, […]

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Reasons a Veterinary Practice May Fail an OSHA Inspection

Veterinary clinics must comply with the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Without these requirements, many workplaces would operate under unhealthy and unsafe conditions. Compliance with OSHA by veterinary clinics increases the safety of patients and employees alike. To ensure that veterinary practices comply with OSHA requirements, the Department of Labor mandates […]

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Common Veterinary Errors

Everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, as a veterinarian, mistakes can lead to lawsuits. Therefore, if you own a veterinary practice, it is imperative that you have processes and procedures in place that keep veterinary errors to a minimum. Otherwise, you leave yourself and your practice at risk. In this article, we discuss some common veterinary errors.  […]

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Easy Ways to Improve Your Veterinary Practice

As the owner of a veterinary practice, you must provide a high level of care to your clients. Otherwise, you stand to lose current clients and dissuade potential customers from frequenting your business. Not only do those who entrust you with their pets expect you to provide them with the utmost care, they also expect […]

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Building a Veterinary Clinic from the Ground Up

There are many advantages to owning a veterinary practice. For example, as a veterinary practice owner, you can set your own hours, be your own boss, and determine the direction of your business. Fortunately, there are many options available to those interested in practice ownership. One such option is to start a veterinary practice from […]

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Common Veterinary Practice Challenges

Like all businesses, veterinary practices face their fair share of challenging situations. From angry customers to increased competition, no veterinary practice is immune. Fortunately, there are strategies available to face—and overcome—such challenges. In this article, we examine some common veterinary practice challenges and discuss ways to successfully address them.  Pricing  Pricing can make or break […]

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Choosing a Veterinary Practice Attorney

If your veterinary practice needs legal assistance, there are several things you must consider. After all, choosing the right attorney can be difficult. Fortunately, however, if you enter your attorney search armed with the proper knowledge, the process doesn’t have to be painful. In fact, choosing a veterinary practice attorney can be a pleasant experience […]

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