February numbers flat for California veterinary practices

February numbers flat for California veterinary practices

After a slight increase near the end of last year, revenues level out for most California practices.
source-image
Apr 18, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

Gatto McFerson CPAs’ monthly tracking report of California veterinary practices is in for the month of February. The latest survey in an ongoing study of 160 practices conducted by the veterinary accounting firm revealed the following for the month of February:

> Small animal general practices in Southern California saw flat revenue to revenue down 1 percent for the month, compared with the same time in 2010.

> Small animal general practices in Northern California saw a revenue decrease of between 2 percent and 3 percent for the month as compared with 2010.

> Specialty, emergency, and referral practices saw a slight revenue increase of about 1 percent for the month compared with the previous year.

See the related links below for a look at how California practices have performed in the past, according to the firm’s data.

Hot topics on dvm360

Blog: Election results pose obstacles for veterinary prescription law

Flip in U.S. Senate's majority may slow progress of Fairness to Pet Owners Act.

7 steps to a better relationship between veterinarians and rescue groups

A DVM in the city shares his advice to veterinary practices for working with rescues.

The war between shelters, veterinarians needs to end

Despite practitioners’ legitimate gripes, they’re hurting themselves.

Making it work: Cavanaugh Pet Hospital dedicates itself to a positive, productive shelter relationship

Watch "Moustakas" benefit from Cavanaugh Pet Hospital's partnership with Furry Kids Refuge.

Ebola-exposed dog's first test for the virus is negative

Bentley will continue to be treated with an abundance of caution for the remainder of his quarantine, while his owner has been declared 'virus-free.'