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PDF Starting a Veterinary Practice

by Lorraine Monheiser List, CPA MEd

Learn about the process—creating your mission statement, crunching the numbers and measuring your success in an easy PDF format.

$51.95 Member
$63.95 Nonmember

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Do you have what it takes to start your own veterinary practice from scratch? This comprehensive guide to starting your own practice includes realistic examples that lead you step-by-step through the decision-making process.

This comprehensive guide includes the following:

  • Advantages of buying versus starting a practice
  • Choosing a location
  • Financing construction
  • Negotiating a lease
  • Building a facility
  • Creating a budget for year one and beyond
  • Developing your cash flow budget
  • Common pitfalls during start-up and how to avoid them
  • Monitoring progress
  • Measuring success
  • Editable templates provided in Excel files 

About the Author 
Lorraine Monheiser List, CPA, CVA, is a nationally recognized consultant and speaker on financial topics and practice management. She is the author of seven books on practice transitions and compensation models. In 2013 she received the Distinguished Life Member Award from VetPartners, the association for veterinary consultants.

PDF, with Excel files, AAHA Press


Why Start a Practice?

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Practice Owner?

Where Do You Start?

Common Pitfalls for the New Practice Owner

Measuring Success

Looking to the Future