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Sources of finance for assistants investing in a practice
  1. Peter Gripper

    Peter Gripper is a director of Anval, which offers an advisory service on practice management and finance. He has written articles and contributed to texts and books on practice management and marketing, and is coauthor of the book Veterinary Practice Management, now in its third edition, published by Blackwell Science.


THE majority of veterinary practices are run as independent businesses, and it will be the aim and ambition of many veterinary assistants ultimately to own a practice - either in partnership or as sole owner. A big step in making this ambition a reality is finding the necessary funds. In this article, Peter Gripper looks at possible sources of finance and discusses what is involved in the process of arranging a loan.

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