The Floor Plan Book: Veterinary Hospital and Boarding Kennel Planning and Design
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Purchase “The Floor Plan Book: Veterinary Hospital and Boarding Kennel Planning and Design” book for $74.95 online at IndustryMatter.com. Authored by E. John Knapp with an introduction by Daniel C. Negola and forwards written by Richard Coe and Susan Coe.
If you are planning to build a veterinary hospital or boarding kennel, this step-by-step guide will help you use demographics to locate and plan your veterinary facility or commercial establishment to temporarily accommodate, feed and care for dogs and cats.
The instructions in this animal hospital and boarding kennel design book will assist veterinary clinic or boarding kennel business owners in determining the appropriate size floor plan, budget for construction, and site location.
Cat and dog day care providers, veterinarians and veterinary practice managers will benefit from the information covering floor plan traffic flow and modular floor plans. Professionals that work within the branch of science that deals with the application of medical, dental, diagnostic, surgical, public health, and therapeutic principles for pets and companion animals will find the appendices that feature actual floor plans for different types of pet hospitals, pet hotels, pet boarding kennels and pet spas extremely useful.
The Floor Plan Book: Veterinary Hospital and Boarding Kennel Planning and Design” book was produced by Veterinary Economics Magazine. The author, E. John Knapp, the founder of Knapp Schmidt Architects LLC, is a specialist in Animal Facility Planning and Design. He holds degrees in Architecture and Engineering. He is a contributing author of veterinary hospital design articles for the magazine.
John introduced a demographic market study method for veterinary and pet boarding businesses. Knowledge gained from this method is passed along in the book and covers site selection, competition, potential income clients, financial analysis, and practice value.
Foreword: "We Decided to Go For It!" By Drs. Richard and Susan Coe
Part 1: Locating and Planning Your Veterinary Facility
Chapter 1: Demographics Can Help You Find a Site
Chapter 2: Site Considerations
Chapter 3: Budget It Right, Size It Right: Budget-Driven Versus Market-Driven Planning
Part 2: Designing Your Hospital Floor Plan
Chapter 4: Designing the Right Traffic Flow for Efficiency and Delight: Traffic-Flow Floor Planning
Chapter 5: Modular Room Planning
Chapter 6: Modular Room Planning Applied to Large-Animal Practice
A: Construction Team Flow Chart
C: Materials Acceptable for Use in Animal Facilities
D: Floor Plans: Small-Animal Hospitals
E: Floor Plans: Small-Animal Hospitals With Boarding Kennels
F: Floor Plans: Facilities With Boarding Kennels
G: Floor Plans: Mixed-Animal Hospitals
H: Floor Plans: Equine Hospitals