Veterinarians

Successful veterinary clinic owners know how important it is to run your practice as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Yet between animal care, meeting with clients and researching new products, tools and techniques, it can be difficult to find time to set business goals, identify efficiencies, and strengthen the health of your practice.

Whether you are just graduating, starting a new practice or planning for your retirement, we help you identify and answer any key questions to ensure you understand your options and make the best choices that fit with your unique situation and goals.

We assist hundreds of veterinary practices across Canada, helping them to establish business goals and make strides toward reaching them on a daily basis. Our business advisors also provide in-depth advice on what’s ahead for veterinary practitioners, including new legislation, emerging trends and technology that may benefit your operation.  

Solutions for Your Success 

Every clinic is unique. Get the customized solutions you need to reach your goals. 

  • Assurance and Accounting 

    No matter the size of your professional organization, you need accurate financial statements to help you understand both your current state and the possibilities for the future. We provide a range of assurance services while offering support to help you understand your financial reporting outcomes and requirements.  

  • Consulting  

    Running a successful clinic requires knowledge and expertise in a wide range of areas, including management, human resources, and performance improvement. We optimize all aspects of your business to grow your bottom line, attract top talent, and help you reach your goals.  

  • Corporate Finance

    Whether you’re looking to sell your clinic, or you’re thinking about acquiring or merging with another, we ensure you receive maximum value through your transaction, while providing support every step of the way. 

  • Enterprise Risk

    Protect what you’ve built. We help you identify and prioritize your key operational risks, create risk mitigation strategies and develop preparedness plans in the event of an emergency.  

  • Succession

    Your next chapter starts sooner than you think. We can help you prepare. Our team works to understand your individual goals and develop a retirement and succession plan tailored to meet your needs. 

  • Tax Planning  

    Virtually everything you do has tax implications. We identify and implement key strategies aimed at minimizing your taxes, both personally and professionally, including advice on incorporating your practice and income splitting strategies. 

    Insights

    • Confidence

      July 16, 2021

      How practice owners and partners can reduce their cyber risks

      Your practice is under threat as cyber criminals increasingly target professional corporations and other small to medium-sized businesses. While you may not be able to prevent an attack, embracing these four mindsets in your practice management will ensure you're prepared and as resilient as possible to whatever comes your way.

    • Performance

      July 09, 2021

      Budget 2021 Professionals Must be Mindful of the Proposed Immediate Expensing Rules

      Changes from the 2021 budget could have a significant impact on tax strategies for professionals.

    • Confidence

      Professional services: Professional lifecycle

      Learn how MNP advisors can help you and your practice.

    Contact our Professionals Team

    Calvin Carpenter CPA, CA

    Vice President, Professional Services

    Calvin Carpenter, CPA, CA, is the Vice President of MNP’s Professional Services team. Working closely with medical and dental professionals, Calvin provides valuable advice to help clients reach their business and personal goals. Calvin’s experience in forecasting, tax planning and other key areas helps ensure his clients have a sound strategy for the future. He specializes in developing customized plans for clients interested in starting or purchasing their own practice.

    Calvin also advises owner-managers on how to operate their businesses as efficiently and effectively as possible. Through performance management, industry benchmarking, tax planning and other essential tools, he helps his clients measure their business performance and enhance profitability. Calvin is dedicated to providing his clients with information that empowers them to make informed business decisions. He has given presentations to medical and dental groups on various key issue areas such as incorporation, Canadian tax updates, corporate investment strategies, GST, fraud and practice transition.

    Calvin earned his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation from the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1990. He completed a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge in 1986.