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Larger than 10,000 square feet

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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 01, 2005
When five specialty practices merged to create the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas, they chose to keep their autonomy and design their own workspaces.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: May 01, 2005
This doctor spent nearly 15 years planning his addition and renovation. Along the way, he learned to expect pitfalls, use long-lasting materials, and dream big.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Feb 01, 2005
North Central Veterinary Center, a collaboration between a university veterinary school and private practitioners, proves there's strength in numbers--and frees local veterinarians from late-night emergencies
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Sep 01, 2004
The owners say they'd be happy to live in their new equine practice. Here's how they achieved this level of comfort.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jul 01, 2004
Baby steps won't get you the facility of your dreams, these doctors say. Take the plunge, anticipate your future needs, and center the entire plan on your practice mission.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Mar 01, 2004
In a city famous for its parties and rich with history, Metairie Small Animal Hospital fits right in. But don't let the grandeur fool you; practices of all sizes can apply the strategies that make this a terrific hospital.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Oct 01, 2003
When a seventh renovation on a 1920s roadhouse just wouldn't give Gehrman Animal Hospital the necessary flow, the owners--two brothers--built a new practice.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Aug 10, 2003
It depends how big you build--and on the site fees, appraisals, zoning fees, and interest rate. Here's help with your estimate.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Mar 01, 2003
Five years ago Dr. Neil Shaw and his 14 associates worked from a 1,500-square-foot facility. They had so little exam space they were forced to consult with clients over a picnic table or across the seat of a client’s car. Dr. Shaw knew he needed more room, so he built an 11,575-square-foot facility to house 75 staff members in 1999—a facility that won a 2000 Merit Award from Veterinary Economics.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Oct 01, 2002
In the spring of 1997, Dr. William J. Moyle Jr. and his wife, Nancy, decided to build a practice closer to their home south of Denver. And four years later they broke ground on a new facility. During the building process, Veterinary Centers of America offered to buy their existing 14-year-old practice, and Dr. Moyle agreed.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: May 01, 2002
General practitioners launching their own practices often start small, hoping to afford a larger space eventually. Not so with specialty/emergency practices, say Drs. Gary Block and Justine Johnson, husband-and-wife owners of Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in East Greenwich, R.I.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Sep 01, 2001
As a senior in veterinary school, Dr. Glenn Park worked on a class project with an architecture student to create the hospital of his dreams. Eleven years later, Dr. Park made his project a reality. And his 10,000-square-foot Courtyard Animal Hospital won a merit award in Veterinary Economics' 2001 Hospital Design Competition.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jan 01, 2001
The premise of the TV show "Ed" isn't original: lawyer Ed opens a professional practice in a bowling alley. Dr. Kovacic beat NBC to the punch in 1988 when he moved Animal Emergency Center in Milwaukee into a leased space in a bowling alley. Dr. Rebecca Kirby, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVECC, once a partner and now sole shareholder, remembers the location fondly: "We couldn't tell if it was thundering or someone made a strike," she says.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Dec 01, 2000
If you think constant barking is maddening, add the steady pounding of jackhammers. Then work under those conditions for a year. Partners Drs. Scott Griffin, Ann Allen Salter, and Bill VanHooser sacrificed quiet to add 6,613 square feet to their 7,295-square-foot Carriage Hills Animal Hospital and Pet Resort in Montgomery, Ala.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Oct 01, 2000
There's strength in numbers, the saying goes. But for the veterinarians at Findlay Animal Hospital in Findlay, Ohio, strength comes not only from the number of doctors but also from the number of hospitals they own around town.