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Noise & Odor

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 31, 2014
By dvm360.com staff
See why pets and clients alike stay calm, cool and collected in these stress-reducing veterinary practices.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jul 19, 2014
Take a look at how the high temple of veterinary medicine—otherwise known as the exam room—has changed with the times and where it's going.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Aug 21, 2012
By dvm360.com staff
Remember: Germs and disease love to hang out in your veterinary practice as much as you do.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jul 12, 2012
By dvm360.com staff
Find out if these 4 cutting-edge veterinary trends are for you.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jul 12, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
From flooring to financing, we've got you covered.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Sure, your schedule is crazy. But carving out a couple of hours per week could be the key to keeping your project on schedule and on budget.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2011
Your canine patients can transform your practice from calm to chaotic with one yip—and drive your team members from pleasant to harried. Consider these tips to tackle noise during your new construction or renovation.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jun 01, 2011
Your team members are what make your practice run, so give them the tools they need to succeed and to enjoy work. Here's what our veterinary architects have to say about building with your team in mind.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 01, 2010
Good design is more than building codes and aesthetics. Employ these innovative evidence-based designs to boost patient, client, and team member health.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Oct 07, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jul 01, 2007
When neighbors closed the door on expansion, Washtenaw Veterinary Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich., negotiated a lot
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jan 01, 2006
For 34 years, the doctors at Gunbarrel Veterinary Clinic in Boulder, Colo., cared for pets out of an old farmhouse. The building consisted of two exam rooms, a cramped treatment area, and a noisy kennel that shared a wall with an exam room.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Apr 01, 2004
"If your clinic stinks, clients may worry that your medical care stinks, too," says Mark Hafen, AIA, an architect with Animal Arts/Gates Hafen Cochrane in Boulder, Colo. "You can't prevent noise and odors from occurring, but you can prevent them from spreading." Hafen, a Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member, suggests that you:
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Aug 01, 2000
When people shop for used cars, they kick the tires and check under the hood. When they shop for veterinary services, the evaluation is more subtle. But in both cases, they form lasting opinions based on first impressions. That's why it's critical to minimize noise and odor. Simply put, if your clinic stinks, clients may worry that your medical care stinks, too.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Sep 01, 1999
Q. In a residential neighborhood or commercial leasehold, how can I design my facility so barking dogs don't disturb neighbors?