Just graduated veterinary school and want to start an equine practice of your own? Tired of the life of an associate and want to hang your own shingle? Tired of either the brick-and-mortar life or living out of your truck, and want a change?
A lot of the decision for stationary or mobile practice for equine veterinarians comes down to personal preference. Some doctors like to work in a well-stocked clinic with space for surgery and recovering horses. Others prefer to work in the field, alone or with a technician. Beyond personal considerations, however, other factors will impact your decision, too.
Ask yourself the following 9 questions—adapted from an article by Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member James Guenther, DVM, MBA, CVPM—and see which way you're leaning.
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