The Perfect Outdoor Exam Area

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Veterinarians need to consider safety and utility in their outdoor exam areas.

The Perfect Indoor Exam Room for Equine Veterinarians

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Your exam area is where you make a lot of money, and it should be a reflection of you and your practice.

Bricks and Sticks: Veterinary Hospital Construction

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
When building a clinic, make sure you understand the difference between traditional construction and prefab.

Location, Location, Location

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Here are tips on how to select the right place to build your clinic.

Building Your First Veterinary Practice

by Katie Navarra
Large doses of planning and patience are needed for a successful building process.

Mixed Animal Hospitals

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Combining large and small animal practices is becoming popular again.

The Perfect Outdoor Exam Area

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Veterinarians need to consider safety an utility in their outdoor exam areas.

Floor Plan Design for Small and Large Equine Hospitals

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Use these organizing concepts to spend your money wisely.

Breaking the Silence

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
In order to communicate effectively about disappointing outcomes, clinicians must understand the cause of the problem--and how the client feels and thinks about...

5 Tips for Avoiding Project Sticker Shock When Building

by Tony L. Cochrane, AIA
Building is much easier now than it was in 2008. Loans are easier to get, and there's more stability in the market. While these trends are positive, new emerging challenges face veterinarians...

Heating, Cooling, & Ventilating Your Equine Hospital

by Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB
If you have ever spent time in a human hospital, you can relate to the fact that human medical spaces are sealed and carefully maintained...

Designing An Equine Isolation Facility

by Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB
Over the past few years, equine veterinarians have become far more concerned about the spread of infectious disease in equine hospital facilities. This concern is fueled by high-profile cases of...

Planting Roots

by Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB
These are stressful times for equine veterinarians. Studies by the American Veterinary Medical Association and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2008 conclude that there is a shortage of about...

Design for the Climate

by Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB
For generations, barns were built according to local traditions that were shaped by agricultural practices, culture and climate. While agricultural techniques and culture have changed over time, the...

Design for the Client

by Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB
After 17 years of practice, Dr. Mark Roozen has shifted his focus to advising veterinarians on the intricacies of business. His insight into the management and strategy of veterinary medicine...

News List

Keeping Up from the 2016 AAEP Convention: Effect of Dose and Diet on Omeprazole
A topic from the 2016 AAEP Convention focused on the effects of diet and dose on the duration and potency of acid suppression from administration of omeprazole used for treatment and prevention of gastric ulcer syndrome... Read More
Multiple Reports of Strangles and EHV-4 in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) began receiving accounts of horses exposed to equine herpesvirus type-4 (EHV-4) and Streptococcus equi... Read More
Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed in Texas Horse
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to equine herpesvirus type 1, in a Denton County barrel racing horse on... Read More
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