The early management of osteoarthritis can pay off for your patients and veterinary practice.
Never in my life as a practice owner or technical services veterinarian did I or any of my fellow doctors say, “Doggone it, I diagnosed osteoarthritis too soon.” If anything, the opposite happened. By the time clients mentioned that their dogs were having trouble getting up, the cartilage was long gone. Recently, I spoke with […]
The Next Step of the Journey
Why my business partners and I sold our Tennessee veterinary practice after only 2½ years of ownership.
I left a long career in industry to become co-owner and managing partner of Orchard Park Animal Hospital at the beginning of 2018. My journey to that point was detailed in a previous issue. [Read “My Journey to Practice Ownership” at bit.ly/Orchard-Park.] My reasons for purchasing the practice were many, and one was the investment […]
My journey to practice ownership
What I learned about running a veterinary hospital and what my former colleagues in industry should consider.
I can’t say I always wanted to be a veterinarian, but I grew up on a farm in rural middle Tennessee and have been surrounded by animals all my life. Becoming a mixed-animal practitioner was my goal throughout veterinary school, and I accomplished it with my very first job. Quite early in my career, however, […]