Members Areas of Expertise

The VetPartners Membership Directory groups consultants by areas of expertise and geographic area served.  Categories of consultants include but are not limited to the following areas:

Accounting and Tax Services

Consultants guide clients from start-up to maturity through all aspects of accounting and tax issues and ensure compliance with the tax code for their area. Services may include financial statement and tax return preparation, tax planning, entity selection, strategic planning, cash flow and budgeting analysis, financing, financial forecasts, and representation before the IRS and other tax authorities.

Architectural Services

Consultants who specialize in the design and construction of new practices and/or the remodeling and expansion of existing practices.

Business Coaching/Life Coaching

Banking/Financial Services

Consultants who are involved in the financing of practice purchases, as well as facility and equipment acquisitions for veterinary practices.


Consultants are employed either by an academic institution or lecture to veterinary medical students.
Consultants with this area of expertise develop or participate in student outreach programs to heighten student awareness of veterinary business management, human resources, leadership and communication skills.

Emergency and Specialty Practice Consultation

Consultants who focus on emergency and specialty practices.

Financial Planning Services

Consultants advise clients on a comprehensive or project basis regarding cash flow and debt management, asset allocation and investment management, risk assessment and insurance needs, retirement and college funding, charitable giving and estate planning.

Human Resource Management & Compliance

Includes employment law and compliance, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, training and education, and performance management. Consultants advising clients in HR management typically have acquired skills and knowledge from training and certification from industry recognized and accredited human resource programs. Consultants stay current in their knowledge of specific areas of HR through further certification, credentialing or continuing-education programs.


Leadership Mentoring

Legal/Regulatory Services

Includes barred and non-barred attorneys who consult or represent clients on various veterinary legal issues.
Areas include but are not limited to general corporate representation, tax law, professional malpractice defense, mergers, acquisitions, board complaint defense, employment law, associate contract representation, formatting veterinary practice entities, regulatory compliance and real estate law.

Marketing Development & Implementation

Consultants specialize in public relations and marketing of practices in areas such as image branding, working with media, market research studies, practice advertising and marketing, event planning, client surveys and newsletters, and strategic market planning.

Practice Brokers

Consultants who are actively involved in assisting buyers and sellers as their agents in the purchase and sale of veterinary practices.

Practice Management

Encompasses day-to-day management of hospital functions. Areas covered include recruiting, hiring, training and retaining staff, managing work flow, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory control, client service, facilities management, as well as financial analysis and budgeting. Consultants specialize in the overall operational management of the hospital.

Practice Valuation

Consultants who are actively involved in valuing veterinary practices.  Those that are credentialed in practice valuation are listed with their valuation credential.

Real Estate

Speaking and Presenting

Consultants present locally, regionally, nationally and/or internationally on veterinary practice management topics.

Succession Planning, Including Mergers

Consultants that work with practice owners exploring avenues for exiting practice ownership, either short- or long-term.  This could include planning for associate buy-ins, mergers or the sale of the entire practice.


Consultants who write and/or publish books, articles, web content, marketing materials, or technical materials.


If you do not find the right category here, we may still be able to help you.  Our consultants and advisors cover a broad range of services and expertise. Contact us at [email protected] and tell us what you need.