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Practice Valuations: Is It Time for a Paradigm Change?

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by Doyle Watson, DVM | Co-founder and CEO, Simmons & Associates, Inc. Has the time has come when we as veterinary practice appraisers and brokers should reconsider the parameters of...

What to Look for in a Corporate Sale

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by Carly Watson Tobler and Evan Watson, Simmons Southeast Receiving Offers from Corporate Buyers? Here are some considerations to help decide if selling to corporate is the right path for...

$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...

Mistakes Owners Make That Hurt Their Practice’s Value

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Stanley R. Creighton, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM, Internal Medicine, CEO, National Veterinary Associates, Inc.Dick Goebel, DVM, President, Simmons Great Lakes Practice owners focus so much on the daily challenges of patient...

10 Steps to Increase Your Veterinary Practice Value

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When evaluating your veterinary practice, you do not want to be surprised by what you find out. That is why it is necessary to have a current knowledge of its...

Why You Need a Veterinary Practice Purchase Feasibility Analysis

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David McCormick MS and Sherry Everhart BS, CVT –  Buying a practice is often a better alternative to starting a practice. An existing practice has a facility equipped with trained...

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