McKean Veterinary Hospital

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McKean Veterinary Hospital was started in 2002 by Eric and Caroline Twitchell. The hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility located in McKean PA. The staff of nine professionals provide the best care possible for pets needed surgical or dental procedures.
Eric and Caroline Twitchell VMDs, have combined experience of over 45 years in animal care. They provide treatments for dogs, cats, birds, horses, and smaller pets. Their passion for caring for pets is evident in the strong reputation the hospital has in the community.
The Twitchells saw an opportunity to expand their practice since their current location has limited space. They purchased land near their current location and sought loans to construct a state-of-the-art facility designed to their specifications. Once completed, the facility will allow more services and expansion of current services including therapies and boarding.
The clients were referred to the Gannon University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to have financial projections prepared for the three lending institutions that participated in the project, Erie Bank, NW Commission, and ECEDC.
The SBDC also prepared financial analysis for the clients to assist them with benchmarking their progress with the industry. In the Spring of 2013, the Twitchells were successful in obtaining all of the $960,000 in funding they requested. Furthermore, in addition to the nine good paying positions currently in place, another Technician is expected to be hired in 2013 and another in 2015.