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Steps to Buying a Veterinary Practice

Identify a Property You can review properties listed on Simmons’ website and note the listing numbers of practices you would like to consider. You may then electronically submit the Confidentiality Agreement to the appropriate regional office which listed the practice, or you may contact us and we will send you the agreement by fax […]

Veterinary Practice Visit Checklist

Practice Visit Check List (PDF of Checklist) At Simmons we realize that a practice visit can be exciting and sometimes overwhelming. In order to make sure you get all you can out of your visit, we have compiled a checklist of items you will want to take note of while in the practice and the community. […]

Why Should I Buy A Veterinary Practice?

There is no greater personal satisfaction than to have a thriving business and know that you were responsible for its success. Besides setting the standards of care and level of client service you desire, the financial benefits of practice ownership can be significant. Being a practice owner means you will succeed or fail on your […]

Avoiding Practice Purchase Pitfalls

David Gerber, DVM, Simmons Northwest For the entire transcript visit: Avoiding Practice Purchase Pitfalls Tonight we will be discussing some of the most common pitfalls we see time and time again surrounding the purchase or sale of a practice. By identifying them here and discussing solutions, it is my hope that you will be able […]

What are the “Perks” of Veterinary Practice Ownership?

– Jim Stephenson, DVM, Simmons Northeast Nearly every veterinary practice in existence today, including those owned by corporate consolidators, was built, bought, or nurtured to success by young veterinarians much like you. Today’s challenges are different and difficult, but no more so than ownership endeavors of your predecessors. There are many good reasons to own […]