You don’t have to own a facility to make a major impact on your practice’s layout and design.
Jun 01, 2007
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN
A leasehold is likely your best option if you don't have a lot of money to put into building a new facility or you're in an urban area where prime land just isn't up for grabs. With leaseholds, you can get the space you need to establish a new practice. And while there are certain restrictions, you can still put your imprint on the design.
New York Cat Hospital
Square footage: 1,500
Interesting features: Located in Trump Place, luxury boarding, Web cam for monitoring hospitalized patients from any computer
Architect: Michael Davis, Michael Davis Architects
Coal Mine Animal Hospital
6740 S. Pierce St.
Littleton, CO 80128
Square footage: 2,986
Interesting features: Peepholes into exam rooms, recessed cubbies in treatment island, low exam room table for big dogs
Architect: Jeff Keast, Keast Architecture
Integrative Pet Care
Square footage: 5,931
Interesting features: Brick Chicago loft building constructed in the early 1900s, heavy timber-and-post construction, hydrotherapy room
Architect: Chris George, Chris George P.C. Architect
Making the leap