If autonomy, directing a small team, and having prospects for affluence is essential to you, then owning your own veterinary practice may be the right choice. But, buying your first practice doesn’t have to be a shot in the dark. This article highlights the most... Read more
David King, DVM CVA – Simmons Southcentral Dave Gerber, DVM CVA – Simmons Northwest Ownership‘s “Big Stick One of my heroes of history, Theodore Roosevelt, once said “Speak softly but carry a big stick” and I liken that somewhat to... Read more
Not long ago, a 70-year old owner of a $1.5 M grossing practice said to me that he was thinking of selling his veterinary practice to an associate, hopefully within the next six months. Further, he believed his practice was worth about $1.4M. He was not pleased when... Read more
David B. Gerber, DVM, BA Simmons Northwest Larry McCormick, DVM, MBA, CBA Simmons Mid-Atlantic Over the past several years practice appraisers and brokers have become aware of a growing and disturbing phenomenon in our profession. There has been an increase in the... Read more
What Is Your Mindset? In the private practice arena, there are, essentially, three career choices, those being associates, relief DVMs, and owners. Each requires a different mindset. Not everyone can or even has a desire to become a veterinary practice owner. So, what... Read more
ACVO Practice Management Program Dick Goebel, DVM – Simmons Great Lakes 2008 Click here for PDF — Optimizing Practice Profit – Part II: Grow Revenue This article was originally posted on www.simmonsinc.com. Any reproduction on any other site is... Read more
The new 3rd edition expands and amends the sold out 2nd edition. Written by the experts at Simmons, this book is aimed at helping veterinarians better understand the intricacies of veterinary practice sales, valuations and ownership.