Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2000 (Revised March 2000)

Pet Doctors: 1999

by Paul A. Gompers and David James Alexander Grant


Describes the decisions confronting David Hodges and Garret Turley about whether to grow their chain of veterinary clinics in the United Kingdom. Turley and Hodges must decide whether to attempt to speed up their acquisition pace and raise venture capital.

Keywords: Decisions; Venture Capital; Expansion; Acquisition; Service Industry; United Kingdom;


Gompers, Paul A., and David James Alexander Grant. "Pet Doctors: 1999." Harvard Business School Case 200-016, February 2000. (Revised March 2000.)