The build has continued to progress rapidly throughout March and April and we now have our brand-new reception area open for clients to check in and out at.
This has been quite a momentous moment for two reasons. The first being, we have been able to bring our receptionists out of the make shift reception they spent the dark winter months in, and they are now in a large, bright and light reception greeting owners and meeting pets. The second reason this is quite momentous is it marks the start of the end of covid restrictions. With the space we now have, managing our clients back into the building and consultation will be much easier.
We have the start of a covered walk way from the main building through to our CT room. This will improve patient security and help when we have bad weather, transporting patients between buildings. The beautiful archways will be joined with the same wooden cladding and will be quite a feature to the building.
Internally, we have structural changes with three new rooms, these are a new laboratory area, exotics ward and store room.
The old kennels has had a huge facelift and we now have a beautiful dog ward of 15 walk in kennels, all with glass front doors. The patients seem to love this new style and the large kennels give the dogs plenty of space to move around and relax. It is definitely a calming place to be and seems very relaxed.
Our enclosed exercise area for dogs is also being utilised and we love the security it gives for allowing pets the chance to walk about and have a sniff and enjoy some fresh air.
We are now seeing the three new theatres starting to take shape. The biggest challenge is still to come, when we have the builders take over to renovate the main hub of the practice, the prep area. This will be another logistical task to oversee, but, with our fab team of builders we are confident all will run smoothly!