"Back then, I was working at an emergency pet clinic but was tired of the long, hard hours required by ER," recalls Dr. Jerry Busselman, owner and founder.
"I was actually in the black within the first four months of operation and that was starting with zero patients," Dr. Busselman
"From the first time I set foot in the clinic, I knew that I could call Fort Street Veterinarian
my work 'home.' Everyone was so inviting, the clinic was clean with a very welcoming atmosphere, and Dr. Busselman
took time to get to know me as a person and not just as a veterinarian.
I could tell how much the staff and clients respected him and I knew that I wanted to be a part of the Fort Street
"Naturally, being the 'young' veterinarian, I came in with a lot of new ideas and Dr. Busselman
was always open to them," Dr. Tordrup continues.
agrees with her
assessment of the 12-person, support team and says, "Over the years, everyone here has contributed something of value that has helped shape Fort Street
Vet; I am grateful for the hardworking and honest people who have helped me build this great practice."
"Providing our clients with additional services and capabilities is a great way to mark our tenth year in business," said Dr. Busselman
"Giving our patients and their owners exceptional care isn't just a job for us, it's our purpose.
Seeing how people love and care for their pets grabs our hearts and creates memories that will always stay with us."
Looking into the future, Dr. Busselman
says that he
wants the practice to continue to grow "but only to the point where we don't lose the personal touch," he