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A Guide to Best Practices for Veterinary Hospitals

Volume 1

Running a successful veterinary hospital requires more than a heartfelt desire to provide pets with an optimal level of care. That's why our experienced team of veterinary service experts created A Guide to Best Practices. 

Providing the insights you need to increase profitability, manage and reduce taxes, and maximize the overall value of your business, this inaugural guide includes four features that are designed to address key issues that pertain to your hospital:

  • “18 Tips for a Healthy Hospital Transaction” probes the factors you should consider when faced with the prospect of buying or selling your hospital. 

  • “Exposing the Hidden Costs of New Equipment” offers insights into how to best go about the process of purchasing new equipment.

  • “Finances and Operations: Two Keys to Your Success” details a variety of ways you can help improve your business’s financial operational performance.

  • “Answers to Two Commonly Asked Tax Questions” offers detailed answers to specific queries relating to business deductions and inventory.

Meet the Team

Terry O'Neil, CPA, CVA

Terry O’Neil is the partner-in-charge of KSM's Veterinary Services Group. With 25-plus years of experience, including CFO for several veterinary hospitals, Terry provides veterinary practices with the business, financial and tax advice to assist with their growth and mangement.

Beth Scott, CPA

Beth Scott is a director in KSM's Veterinary Services Group. Beth advises clients in accounting, tax and business matters, with experience in tax planning, tax compliance, financial statement analysis, forecasts and projections, establishing accounting systems, and key performance indicator reports.

Ali Todd, CPA

Ali Todd is a director in KSM's Veterinary Services Group. Ali works closely with her general business and veterinary clients to prepare client financial statements, tax returns and business plans as well as provide other general business, consulting and accounting services.

About Katz, Sapper & Miller

Few firms can rival Katz, Sapper & Miller’s detailed understanding of the veterinary industry — or our dedication to optimizing each client’s profitability. Like you, our highly trained specialists are knowledgeable and caring.

KSM’s veterinary services team provides consulting and accounting services to veterinary hospitals across the country, making us one of the most specialized firms in the nation.


A Guide to Best Practices for Veterinary Hospitals Vol. 1

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