About Missy Tasky, DVM

Dr. Missy Tasky obtained her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Virginia Tech and later graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. She moved to Denver, Colorado after graduation and worked as an emergency doctor for 4 years, and then managed a single doctor practice for 5 years. She opened Gentle Touch Animal Hospital as a start-up hospital in 2000. Her passions include dentistry, client education and business management. Dr. Tasky has taken courses on conflict resolution and emotional intelligence and has implemented what she has learned within her own practice. Her practice is AAHA accredited, and she has been involved with the AAHA Accredited VMG Groups. Dr. Tasky’s experiences growing and managing her own business, as well as her experience as a Blue Heron client, offer great insight into how she can help practice owners and managers achieve their “why.” Her recent venture as an investor and advisory board member in Inspire Veterinary Partners gives her additional experience in the world of veterinary practice sales and acquisitions, affording her the ability to help veterinarians create transition plans unique to their goals.

Selling Your Veterinary Practice: How the Transition Should Work

The decision to sell your veterinary practice is probably one of the most important business decisions you will make. When considering a buyer—whether they are a private or corporate buyer—there are many details to consider to ensure a smooth transition. The following are some things to consider: As the seller, how long will you be [...]

How I Found the Perfect Buyer for My Veterinary Practice

I have been in private practice for 31 years. I started my veterinary practice from scratch 21 years ago as a sole owner. Like many veterinarians new to practice ownership, I put all my blood, sweat, and tears into my “professional baby.” The first year was spent seeing patients Monday through Saturday, and playing janitor [...]

Finding the Right Buyer for Your Veterinary Practice

So, you have decided to sell your veterinary practice. For most practice owners, this is the most important business decision they have ever contemplated. Obviously, selling is not as simple as posting a “For sale” sign out front, and finding the right buyer is paramount to a successful transaction.  Pre-sale considerations There are certain questions [...]

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