Don’t Be Caught Off Guard

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$15,000 Awarded to Virginia – Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Student

Simmons Educational Fund – Committed to Investing in the Next Generation of Veterinarians The Simmons Educational Fund (SEF) honored Sara Beth Dodson, a student at the Virginia – Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, with the prestigious SEF National Business Aptitude Award. Sara was selected as the SEF’s 2019 Business Aptitude Award winner where her resume […]

The Veterinary Practice Leaders Most Important New Year’s Resolution!

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Wilson W. McManus II, DVM CVPM-Simmons & Associates MidSouth –  Every year without exception, normally just after the first of the year, the pricing increase letters start rolling in from most of the major pharmaceutical companies, pet food manufacturers and other various suppliers of the veterinary items that we sell to clients to keep their […]

The Unexpected Effect of PPP Loans on Practice Financials has Gone Viral

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The first quarter of 2020 proved to be similar in most regards to the preceding quarters of 2019 marked by economic growth, low unemployment, and strong financial markets. That changed suddenly with a disease caused by a coronavirus, termed Covid-19, following its origin and then international spread from Wuhan, China. The international community issued a […]

Q&A With the Simmons Experts – COVID19 Veterinary Practice Value Impact

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You Asked, We Answered! Dr. King and Nikki Nitz answer the questions you are asking about the impact of COVID19 on the value of your veterinary practice! Have more questions? Contact your regional Simmons advisor, we are happy to discuss your practice and answer your questions. Over a month into the pandemic shutdown, have you seen […]

Thoughts to Ponder for 2019 – From the Desk of Doyle Watson, DVM

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As I sit here with writer’s cramp, I began to ponder messages that owners and associates may want to hear and consider going into 2019 and beyond. Buyers still available Although the swarm of corporate invaders continues to grow almost exponentially, there are many, many (the great majority) practices that do not meet the corporate […]

Stock Volatility and Consolidator Veterinary Practice Price

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By, Joe Stephenson, Simmons Northeast – If you have any money in the stock market, your heart probably jumped as volatility returned. Historically this would have some, but not a significant, effect on veterinary practice sale prices, but with the emergence of a robust marketplace of consolidators, the rules changed for practices big enough to […]