Crootof Veterinary Consulting | Phone: 760-643-8611

Services

Services Offered

Crootof Veterinary Consulting offers a wide array of services ranging from startup practices to productivity analysis to practice evaluations. Because each project is a unique endeavor, our relationship with you is customized to fit your needs. Throughout the life of your project and the tasks performed, we will be available for unlimited phone consultations. We will provide general support and advice 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. We will also be available for on-site consultations on an as-needed basis.
We are here to help you!

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Startup Practices

If you are interested in creating your own veterinary hospital, boarding facility, or emergency clinic, Crootof Veterinary Consulting has the experience and connections to make it happen.

As one of the few consultants who specializes in assisting veterinarians with startups, Dr. Mark Crootof has a great deal of experience with finding sources of financing, offering crucial advice on the benefits and drawbacks of different properties, and avoiding common pitfalls and headaches.

A full list of the startup services CVC offers are listed below:

Finances
  • Applying for and negotiating loans
  • Handling banking issues
  • Applying for credit cards
  • Selecting insurance

Building and Land
  • Determining type of building
  • Selecting location
  • Negotiating cost
  • Handling zoning issues
  • Creating floor plan
  • Determining use of architectural vs. design/build

Legal Issues
  • Determining type of legal entity
  • Selecting attorney
  • Selecting CPA

Mission Statement
  • Creating a Mission Statement, Vision, and Goals for you and your hospital

Equipment
  • Selecting equipment
  • Negotiating price

Communications
  • Selecting phones and phone systems
  • Selecting computer hardware and software
  • Handling IT issues
  • Handling printing

Staffing and HR
  • Determining practice size
  • Deciding amount and types of benefits
  • Making hiring decisions

Pricing
  • Determining prices for your services

Marketing
  • Creating a marketing campaign

Throughout this project and these tasks, Dr. Mark Crootof will be available for unlimited phone consultations to provide general support and advice. He will also be available for on-site consultations on an as-needed basis.
Expansion and Renovation

Feeling the need to expand or renovate your veterinary hospital, boarding facility, or emergency clinic? With years of expansion and renovation experience Crootof Veterinary Consulting can make it happen.

Crootof Veterinary Consulting is one of the few companies that assist veterinarians with expansions and renovations. Dr. Mark Crootof can help with finding financing, creating an effective floor plan, and preventing common mistakes.

A detailed list of the expansion and renovation as well as other services CVC offers is listed below:

Finances
  • Applying for and negotiating loans
  • Handling banking issues
  • Applying for credit cards
  • Selecting insurance

Building and Land
  • Determining type of building
  • Selecting location
  • Negotiating cost
  • Handling zoning issues
  • Creating floor plan
  • Determining use of architectural vs. design/build

Legal Issues
  • Determining type of legal entity
  • Selecting attorney
  • Selecting CPA

Mission Statement
  • Creating a Mission Statement, Vision, and Goals for you and your hospital

Equipment
  • Selecting equipment
  • Negotiating price

Communications
  • Selecting phones and phone systems
  • Selecting computer hardware and software
  • Handling IT issues
  • Handling printing

Staffing and HR
  • Determining practice size
  • Deciding amount and types of benefits
  • Making hiring decisions

Pricing
  • Determining prices for your services

Marketing
  • Creating a marketing campaign

Throughout this project and these tasks, Dr. Mark Crootof will be available for unlimited phone consultations to provide general support and advice. He will also be available for on-site consultations on an as-needed basis.
Other Services

Throughout the life of your project and the tasks performed, we will be available for unlimited phone consultations. We will provide general support and advice 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. We will also be available for on-site consultations on an as-needed basis. We are here to help you!

Crootof Veterinary Consulting provides the following other quality services (not limited to the following):

Practice Negotiations
  • Assist either buyer or seller

Productivity Analysis
  • Determine the fair market value for either buyer or seller

Demographic Comparison Reports
Download a Sample Demographic Comparison Report
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Evaluate property locations based on a variety of variables:

  • Population
  • Household Income
  • Pet-Ownership (cats, dogs, horses, other)
  • Average consumer expenditures on pet products
  • Average vet visits per year
  • Maps
  • Competition

Lectures
  • Creating a Productive Practice
  • Dream to Reality: A syllabus for Starting Your Practice
  • How to Create a Business Plan
  • Ten Common Mistakes That Veterinary Practices Make
Boarding Facilities

Crootof Veterinary Consulting can assist you with a boarding facility startup or with the expansion and renovation of your existing boarding facility. Dr. Mark Crootof created one of the first dog and cat luxury boarding facilities in the nation; he has the experience and know-how to design an efficient facility that caters to the needs of pets, clients, and staff alike.

"Mark is like a guide on a new journey. He understands the concerns of his client, the features to focus on and the distractions to ignore. As he has worked with me to open a luxury boarding facility, Mark uses his insider's knowledge, mind for detail and extraordinary patience to develop a facility that is pet and consumer friendly, financially feasible and growth-oriented. He makes me feel like I am his only client!"

Diane Blanchfield Paws at White Cross Farm Manlius, New York