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5 tips from award-winning veterinary hospital owners

Sep 21, 2017

Need some veterinary hospital design inspiration and ideas? Here are five quick ideas and words of wisdom to use now or bank for your dream hospital in the future.

Designing for top-notch patient CARE

May 24, 2017

From the hotel-like lobby to the cat and dog alcoves, find out how this emergency and referral hospital renovated its space into a stress-free environment for clients, staff and, most importantly, pets.

2017 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design People's Choice Award winner: Carolina Ranch Animal Hospital & Resort

Apr 18, 2017

The people have chosen! Check out all the details of this freestanding small animal practice with boarding facility in North Carolina.

The Hospital Design Competition

3 tips from the Specialty Hospital of the Year

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 25, 2017

Live from the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference, we caught up with this year’s honoree. His advice is simple and timeless—and it rocks.

Live from the Hospital Design Conference: Advice from the General Practice Hospital of the Year

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 24, 2017

It will be hard, but building your own practice is so rewarding, they say.

Designing with room to grow

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 28, 2017

Moving from a lease space on a semi-rural road to a building on one of the busiest commuter roads, find out how this hospital scored their dream location in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Remodeling your facility

How engineers save veterinarians' butts

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 16, 2017

An engineer's input can make sure your new veterinary hospital is suitably powered, ventilated and safe for patients.

Make your $5K remodel budget REALLY COUNT

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 14, 2017

"Place that money where it does the most good," says veterinary architect Dan Chapel.

'I've never been a fan of forcing pets'

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 29, 2017

Lower-stress care and Fear Free design permeate this solo practice owner's dream project.